German soldiers stand at the memorial plate during the visit of German Defence Minister Thomas de Maiziere at Camp Marmal in Mazar-e-Sharif, December 11, 2013. De Maiziere visits German troops ahead ... more 
German soldiers stand at the memorial plate during the visit of German Defence Minister Thomas de Maiziere at Camp Marmal in Mazar-e-Sharif, December 11, 2013. De Maiziere visits German troops ahead of Christmas. REUTERS/Maurizio Gambarini/Pool less 
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