Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

Selected from thousands of photographs that are captured each year in Afghanistan during U.S. military operations, here and there you can see beautiful scenery and landscapes of the country. Its part Two. Watch Part 1 here

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

1. U.S. marines in armored vehicle MRAP in Helmand province. (AP Photo / Kevin Frayer)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

2. Afghan boy in a field near Marzhaha. (AP Photo / Kevin Frayer)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

3. A U.S. soldier over the Hindu Kush mountain system after habeas humanitarian aid to earthquake victims in the northern town of Nahrin. March 25, 2002 a massive earthquake destroyed the building in this region, many were injured or left homeless. Charitable organizations were quick to help the tens of thousands were left without homes of Afghans. (Photo Natalie Behring-Chisholm/Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

4. An Afghan man looks at the helicopter, February 16, 2002, during a military operation in Kandahar. Helicopters are a part of the U.S. armed forces fighting with Taliban militants and al-Qaida. (Photo by Joe Raedle / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

5. An American soldier with a machine gun aboard Chinook helicopters, 100 kilometers north of Kabul. (SHAH MARAI / AFP / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

6. An American soldier with a machine gun aboard Chinook helicopters, 100 km north of the province of Panjshir. (SHAH MARAI / AFP / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

7. French helicopters over the Afghan village in Kapisa province. (JOEL SAGET / AFP / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

8. French troops in helicopters over the province of Kapisa. (JOEL SAGET / AFP / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

9. Afghan agriculture in Kapisa province. (JOEL SAGET / AFP / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

10. A small village in the mountains of Afghanistan. Commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan General David McKiernan said that strengthening the Afghan security will take 3-4 years to be able to begin the withdrawal of 70,000 international troops. (JOEL SAGET / AFP / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

11. An American soldier with a machine gun aboard Chinook helicopters over Kabul. (SHAH MARAI / AFP / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

12. Suburbs of Kabul. (JOEL SAGET / AFP / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

13. The soldiers on board the Airbus over the mountains of Afghanistan. (JOEL SAGET / AFP / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

14. A soldier with a machine gun in the tail of the helicopter on the way to the base of Lashkar Gah in Helmand province. (Photo by Leon Neal - WPA Pool / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

15. An aerial view of the mountain in northern Afghanistan, near the border with Tajikistan. (ALEXANDER NEMENOV / AFP / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

16. Village in a valley in northern Afghanistan. (ALEXANDER NEMENOV / AFP / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

17. U.S. Marines in a helicopter CH 53 over the county margin in Helmand province. 2 May the U.S. announced the killing of Osama Bin Laden during an operation in Pakistan, almost 10 years after the September 11 attacks. (BAY ISMOYO / AFP / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

18. Aerial view of the Darul Aman Palace, former residence of Afghan King Amanullah (1920-1929). April 11, 2005 Afghanistan has announced its plans to transform the ruins of the former Royal Palace, the headquarters of the first post-Taliban parliament, but asked for help from private donors for the restoration. The Afghan government supported by the German architect drawings for the restoration of the palace built by the Afghan King Amanullah Khan in 1924. However, sponsors have to lay out for him 60-70 million dollars. (EMMANUEL DUPARCQ / AFP / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

19. French soldiers in an air patrol over Kabul before the visit of French President Nicolas Sarkozy. "The international community simply can not lose" a war against terrorism "in Afghanistan," - Nicolas Sarkozy said during his short visit to the troubled country. (ERIC FEFERBERG / AFP / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

20. Aerial view of the Hindu Kush mountains in Afghanistan. (JOEL SAGET / AFP / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

21. Aerial view of the territory of the Iranian-Afghan border near the south-eastern Iranian city of Zabol. Iran conducted for journalists a rare tour of the eastern borders in order to attract public attention to the need of a weapon of war against drugs. (BEHROUZ MEHRI / AFP / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

22. Aerial view of the province of Kandahar from a helicopter, carrying the Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. (Photo by Jason Reed-Pool/Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

23. Helicopter CH-53 escaped the fire from the ground during a patrol over the province of Helmand. (DAVID FURST / AFP / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

24. A broad band of villages with agricultural lands and mud houses near the river Helmand and the irrigation canal, surrounded by fertile fields. (ROMEO GACAD / AFP / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

25. An aerial view of Jalalabad. President Barack Obama vowed on Dec. 10, 2009, that Afghanistan will not become "a permanent protectorate" of the U.S., continuing to insist on the withdrawal of troops in July 2011. (TAUSEEF MUSTAFA / AFP / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

26. American soldiers in the Black Hawk Helicopter "on the district Shahvali Côte after takeoff from the airfield in Kandahar. (TAUSEEF MUSTAFA / AFP / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

27. An aerial view of farmland near the Afghan mountains in French helicopter. December 16, 2009 for the first time France has agreed to send troops to Afghanistan to help the U.S. president in the fight against terrorism. (JOEL SAGET / AFP / Getty Images)

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28. An aerial view of snow-covered village of Salang, which as a result of an avalanche killed about 165 people, February 10, 2010 in Parwan province. Rescuers found the bodies of 165 people after one of the worst disasters of the country. (SHAH MARAI / AFP / Getty Images)

Aerial View of Afghanistan [Part 2]

29. Black Hawk Helicopter "over the province of Kandahar in southern Afghanistan. (AP Photo / Kevin Frayer)

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