Prince Harry South Pole training

Prince Harry is taking part in a 24-hour cold chamber training exercise with the British Walking With The Wounded South Pole Allied Challenge team.

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Prince Harry is 'a good pair of extra hands'

Prince Harry shared a tent with Captain Ibrar Ali, 36, who lost his right arm in a roadside bomb blast in 2007, and Major Kate Philp, who chose to have her left leg amputated after her Warrior armoured vehicle struck an IED (improvised explosive device) in Musa Qala in Helmand Province in 2008.

Maj Philp, from Worcestershire, said Harry was a "good extra pair of hands" during the training exercise.The 35-year-old Royal Artillery officer said having the prince with the team was "great".

He knows what he's doing. He's got his military training, and it's very, very easy, so he's a good extra pair of hands.

It's great having Harry along, and hopefully he appreciates it too.

It's a chance not just for him to experience all the practical stuff that we've just done as well, but for us to get together as a team and start to get to know each other better.

It seemed very easy from the beginning, but it's certainly even more comfortable the more time we spend together.

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