Helmand province campaign


Helmand province campaign
Helmand province campaign
Part of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present)
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Districts of Helmand province
Date June 4, 2006 - present
Location Helmand province, Afghanistan
Result Ongoing
Belligerents
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 United Kingdom
 United States
 Denmark
Afghanistan Afghanistan
 Canada
 Georgia
 Netherlands
 Estonia
 France
 Albania
Afghanistan Taliban insurgents
Commanders and leaders
United Kingdom Ed Butler/United Kingdom Charlie Knaggs(May - Nov. 2006)

United Kingdom Jerry Thomas
(Nov. 2006-Apr. 2007)
United Kingdom John Lorimer (Apr. - Oct. 2007)
United Kingdom Andrew Mackay (Oct. 2007-Apr. 2008)
United Kingdom Mark Carleton-Smith (Apr. 08-Oct 08)
United Kingdom Gordon Messenger (Oct. 2008-Apr. 2009)
United Kingdom Tim Radford (Apr. 09-Oct. 09)
United Kingdom James Cowan (current)
United States Lawrence D. Nicholson
Afghanistan Mahaiddin Ghori

Afghanistan Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar (POW)

Afghanistan Mullah Dadullah (KIA)
AfghanistanMullah Bakht Mohammed (POW)
Afghanistan Mullah Akhtar Osmani (KIA)
Afghanistan Mullah Abdul Qassim
Afghanistan Mullah Abdul Ghafour (KIA)
Afghanistan Mullah Abdullah Zakir

Strength
9,500 (United Kingdom)
8,500 (United States)
8,000 (ANA)[1]
926 (Georgia)
700 (Denmark)
500 (Canada)
200 (Netherlands)
100 (Estonia)
8,000-9,000 (Taliban claim)
3,000 (independent estimate)[2]
Casualties and losses
249 killed (UK)[3]
150 killed (US)[3]
33 killed (Denmark)[3]
6 killed (Estonia)[3]
6 killed (Georgia)[3]
2 killed (Canada)[3]
2 killed (France)[3]
1 killed (Netherlands)[3]
1 killed (Czech Republic)[3]
1 killed (Poland)[3]
Total: 451 killed[3]
7,000 killed (NATO claim)[4]