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Locked Up Abroad

4 | Boy Soldiers In Sierra Leone


4 | Boy Soldiers In Sierra Leone

July 18th, 2017

When Phil Ashby joined the military, much of the appeal was the adventure and danger. His courage and hard work got him promoted as the youngest Admiral ever in British history. But a desk job was not for him. When the opportunity to work with the United Nations in West Africa came around, he jumped at the chance. In January of 2000, he was posted into territory in Sierra Leone held by the Revolutionary United Front. Sent to disarm the “boy soldiers” under the thumb of the vicious rebels, he ends up fighting for his life against these savages and must plan a daring escape.New to Locked Up Abroad? Subscribe so you never miss a thrilling tale: you to our sponsors:Blue Apron - Get your first meal free when you sign up - Get an unlimited 14-day free trial to browse the world's top magazines when you visit them Recruiter - Try Zip Recruiter today and learn how to hire smarter when you visit them here: by Raw TV Ltd for National Geographic Channels. © 2017 NGC Network International, LLC and NGC Networks US, LLC. All rights reserved.