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November 12, 1987
I profusely thank your newspaper for publishing the article by Nikki Finke ("Under Fire: An Afghan Odyssey," Oct. 30). For too long the holocaust created by Russia in Afghanistan has been ignored by much of the world. After the Holocaust of World War II, we vowed that it would never happen again. But it has, in Cambodia and now in Afghanistan My heart and sympathies go out to the families, relatives and friends of James Lindelof and Lee Shapiro. They were two brave and idealistic men. I hope they did not die in vain.
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November 28, 1987 | Associated Press
Two Americans killed while filming the war in Afghanistan are buried near a village 25 miles west of Kabul, the capital, according to reports from Afghan guerrillas. Qaribar Rahman, a spokesman for the main Muslim insurgent group Hezb-i-Islami, said Afghanistan's Communist government had put a price on the heads of Lee Shapiro, 38, of New York, and technician Jim Lindelof, 30, of Los Angeles. Details of how the Americans died in an ambush Oct.
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November 28, 1987 | Associated Press
Two Americans killed while filming the war in Afghanistan are buried near a village 25 miles west of Kabul, the capital, according to reports from Afghan guerrillas. Qaribar Rahman, a spokesman for the main Muslim insurgent group Hezb-i-Islami, said Afghanistan's Communist government had put a price on the heads of Lee Shapiro, 38, of New York, and technician Jim Lindelof, 30, of Los Angeles. Details of how the Americans died in an ambush Oct.
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November 12, 1987
I profusely thank your newspaper for publishing the article by Nikki Finke ("Under Fire: An Afghan Odyssey," Oct. 30). For too long the holocaust created by Russia in Afghanistan has been ignored by much of the world. After the Holocaust of World War II, we vowed that it would never happen again. But it has, in Cambodia and now in Afghanistan My heart and sympathies go out to the families, relatives and friends of James Lindelof and Lee Shapiro. They were two brave and idealistic men. I hope they did not die in vain.
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October 27, 1987 | Associated Press
Two Americans making a documentary in Afghanistan died and a guerrilla guide was wounded when government soldiers ambushed them west of Kabul, U.S. and guerrilla spokesmen said today. American diplomats in Pakistan identified the Americans as Lee Shapiro, a New York City man in his late 30s and director of New Jersey-based Shapiro Media Productions, and James Lindelof, a 27-year-old sound and camera man from California.
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February 10, 1988 | RONE TEMPEST, Times Staff Writer
As talk of a potential settlement in the 8-year-old war in Afghanistan increases here, the loosely affiliated Afghan rebels, known collectively as the moujahedeen, or holy warriors, are engaged in a contest for postwar primacy that has foreign journalists and aid workers caught in the crossfire. In September, one of the largest rebel groups in Afghanistan hijacked a French medical relief mission headed for Badakhshan province.
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January 13, 1988 | RONE TEMPEST, Times Staff Writer
The camera was focused on a convoy of Soviet tanks and trucks snaking through a rocky gorge along the Kabul River north of Jalalabad, Afghanistan. As the vehicles reached a point where the gorge narrowed, Afghan rebels opened fire with rocket-propelled grenades. Several vehicles were hit, sending spirals of black smoke into the air. The camera remained steady as the tanks returned the fire, peppering rebel positions on the rocky slopes.
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