NATO base is located in Mazar-e Sharif

The Camp Marmal NATO base is located in Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan. The small town-scale fortress under German command almost never receives any civilians, but they made an exception with the crew of Hungaricums Around the World.

Dr. Gábor Boldizsár, Colonel, and Colonel Tibor Pálinkás gave insight into the life of soldiers, a life spent in full gear at 42 degrees away from their families in a country where bombings and armed confrontation are commonplace.


Within the base lies the Heroes’ Wall, which is dedicated to the memory of the fallen Hungarian soldiers. Every year on the day a soldier in the service dies, the fall is commemorated at the base. The name of seven Hungarian soldiers are on this wall on a plate.

Within the base you will find shops, a hairdressing salon and even a market packed with Afghan goods. In short, it’s a city. It lives and breathes alongside Mazar-e Sharif.

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