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'Everyday a bang happens': Powerful and personal messages from soldiers turned into art

Former paratrooper, Derek Eland asked soldiers to chronicle their thoughts and feeling while on tour in Afghanistan on blank uncensored pieces of card to be displayed in the 'Diary Rooms'.

Soldiers looking at some 'Diary Room' entries in Afghanistan. Credit: Derek Eland

These notes are now coming to the Middlesbrough Museum of Modern Art and will be on display until the 26th February.Here are some of the many moving messages written by servicemen and women:

Credit: Derek Eland
Credit: Derek Eland
Credit: Derek Eland
Credit: Derek Eland
Credit: Derek Eland
Credit: Derek Eland
Credit: Derek Eland
A message from DCC Richards. Credit: Derek Eland

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