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Prince Harry says he killed Afghan insurgents during tour

Britain's Prince Harry wears his monocle gun sight as he sits in his Apache helicopter in Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken December 12, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken December 12, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

Britain's Prince Harry wears his monocle gun sight as he sits in his Apache helicopter in Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken December 12, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with...more

Britain's Prince Harry wears his monocle gun sight as he sits in his Apache helicopter in Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken December 12, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken December 12, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool
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Britain's Prince Harry (2nd L) relaxes with fellow Apache crew members Captain Simon Beattie (L), and Sergeant James John (2nd R) at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 3, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 3, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

Britain's Prince Harry (2nd L) relaxes with fellow Apache crew members Captain Simon Beattie (L), and Sergeant James John (2nd R) at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 3, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The...more

Britain's Prince Harry (2nd L) relaxes with fellow Apache crew members Captain Simon Beattie (L), and Sergeant James John (2nd R) at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 3, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 3, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool
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Sergeant James John, a pilot of 662 Squadron 3 regiment of the Army Air Corps, poses for a photograph in Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 2, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. John is a serving Apache helicopter pilot/gunner stationed with Britain's Prince Harry, who is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 2, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

Sergeant James John, a pilot of 662 Squadron 3 regiment of the Army Air Corps, poses for a photograph in Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 2, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. John is a serving Apache helicopter...more

Sergeant James John, a pilot of 662 Squadron 3 regiment of the Army Air Corps, poses for a photograph in Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 2, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. John is a serving Apache helicopter pilot/gunner stationed with Britain's Prince Harry, who is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 2, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool
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Captain Simon Beattie, a pilot of 662 Squadron 3 regiment of the Army Air Corps, poses for a photograph in Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 1, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. Beattie is a serving Apache helicopter pilot/gunner stationed with Britain's Prince Harry, who is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 1, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

Captain Simon Beattie, a pilot of 662 Squadron 3 regiment of the Army Air Corps, poses for a photograph in Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 1, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. Beattie is a serving Apache...more

Captain Simon Beattie, a pilot of 662 Squadron 3 regiment of the Army Air Corps, poses for a photograph in Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 1, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. Beattie is a serving Apache helicopter pilot/gunner stationed with Britain's Prince Harry, who is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 1, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool
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Britain's Prince Harry walks to the VHR (very high ready-ness) tent for the start of his 12 hour shift, at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 3, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 3, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

Britain's Prince Harry walks to the VHR (very high ready-ness) tent for the start of his 12 hour shift, at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 3, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a...more

Britain's Prince Harry walks to the VHR (very high ready-ness) tent for the start of his 12 hour shift, at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 3, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 3, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool
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Britain's Prince Harry speaks during an interview with media at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken December 12, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken December 12, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

Britain's Prince Harry speaks during an interview with media at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken December 12, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air...more

Britain's Prince Harry speaks during an interview with media at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken December 12, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken December 12, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool
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Britain's Prince Harry speaks during an interview with media at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 2, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 2, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

Britain's Prince Harry speaks during an interview with media at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 2, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air...more

Britain's Prince Harry speaks during an interview with media at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 2, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 2, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool
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Britain's Prince Harry wears his monocle gun sight as he sits in his Apache helicopter in Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 2, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 2, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

Britain's Prince Harry wears his monocle gun sight as he sits in his Apache helicopter in Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 2, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with...more

Britain's Prince Harry wears his monocle gun sight as he sits in his Apache helicopter in Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 2, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 2, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool
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Britain's Prince Harry celebrates after scoring a goal during his computer soccer game with fellow Apache pilot Simon Beattie at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 3, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 3, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

Britain's Prince Harry celebrates after scoring a goal during his computer soccer game with fellow Apache pilot Simon Beattie at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 3, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince,...more

Britain's Prince Harry celebrates after scoring a goal during his computer soccer game with fellow Apache pilot Simon Beattie at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 3, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 3, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool
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Britain's Prince Harry plays a computer soccer game with fellow Apache crew at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 3, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 3, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

Britain's Prince Harry plays a computer soccer game with fellow Apache crew at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 3, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron...more

Britain's Prince Harry plays a computer soccer game with fellow Apache crew at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 3, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 3, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool
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Britain's Prince Harry (R) relaxes with fellow Apache crew members as they play a computer soccer game at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 1, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 1, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

Britain's Prince Harry (R) relaxes with fellow Apache crew members as they play a computer soccer game at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 1, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a...more

Britain's Prince Harry (R) relaxes with fellow Apache crew members as they play a computer soccer game at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 1, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 1, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool
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The Apache helicopter of Britain's Prince Harry is seen being prepared before a night mission from Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken December 11, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken December 11, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

The Apache helicopter of Britain's Prince Harry is seen being prepared before a night mission from Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken December 11, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a...more

The Apache helicopter of Britain's Prince Harry is seen being prepared before a night mission from Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken December 11, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken December 11, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool
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Britain's Prince Harry races out from the VHR (very high ready-ness) tent with fellow crew, to scramble his Apache helicopter at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 3, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 3, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

Britain's Prince Harry races out from the VHR (very high ready-ness) tent with fellow crew, to scramble his Apache helicopter at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 3, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince,...more

Britain's Prince Harry races out from the VHR (very high ready-ness) tent with fellow crew, to scramble his Apache helicopter at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 3, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 3, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool
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Britain's Prince Harry (R) relaxes with a fellow Apache crew member at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 2, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 2, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

Britain's Prince Harry (R) relaxes with a fellow Apache crew member at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 2, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army...more

Britain's Prince Harry (R) relaxes with a fellow Apache crew member at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 2, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 2, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool
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Britain's Prince Harry (R) inspects his Apache helicopter before a night mission at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken December 11, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken December 11, 2012. Photograph pixelated at source. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

Britain's Prince Harry (R) inspects his Apache helicopter before a night mission at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken December 11, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662...more

Britain's Prince Harry (R) inspects his Apache helicopter before a night mission at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken December 11, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken December 11, 2012. Photograph pixelated at source. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool
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Britain's Prince Harry performs a pre-flight check on his Apache Helicopter after starting his 12 hour VHR (very high ready-ness) shift at the British controlled flight-line in Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken on November 1, 2012, and released on January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 1, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

Britain's Prince Harry performs a pre-flight check on his Apache Helicopter after starting his 12 hour VHR (very high ready-ness) shift at the British controlled flight-line in Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken on November...more

Britain's Prince Harry performs a pre-flight check on his Apache Helicopter after starting his 12 hour VHR (very high ready-ness) shift at the British controlled flight-line in Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken on November 1, 2012, and released on January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 1, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool
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An accommodation block at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan is seen in this photograph taken December 11, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. Britain's Prince Harry who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken December 11, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

An accommodation block at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan is seen in this photograph taken December 11, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. Britain's Prince Harry who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting...more

An accommodation block at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan is seen in this photograph taken December 11, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. Britain's Prince Harry who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken December 11, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool
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Britain's Prince Harry inspects his Apache helicopter before a night mission from Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken December 10, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken December 10, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

Britain's Prince Harry inspects his Apache helicopter before a night mission from Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken December 10, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662...more

Britain's Prince Harry inspects his Apache helicopter before a night mission from Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken December 10, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken December 10, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool
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Britain's Prince Harry stands by his Apache helicopter in Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken October 31, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken October 31, 2012. Photograph pixelated at source. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

Britain's Prince Harry stands by his Apache helicopter in Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken October 31, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is...more

Britain's Prince Harry stands by his Apache helicopter in Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken October 31, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken October 31, 2012. Photograph pixelated at source. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool
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Britain's Prince Harry walks to the VHR (very high ready-ness) tent for the start of his 12 hour shift, at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 3, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 3, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool

Britain's Prince Harry walks to the VHR (very high ready-ness) tent for the start of his 12 hour shift, at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 3, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a...more

Britain's Prince Harry walks to the VHR (very high ready-ness) tent for the start of his 12 hour shift, at Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan in this photograph taken November 3, 2012, and released January 21, 2013. The Prince, who is serving as a pilot/gunner with 662 Squadron Army Air Corps, is on a posting to Afghanistan that runs from September 2012 to January 2013. Photograph taken November 3, 2012. REUTERS/John Stillwell/Pool
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