Skip to comments.Lots of photos from the front
Posted on 03/25/2003 7:05:20 AM PST by dead
US forces in Iraq, with burning oil wells in the distance. Picture: AFP
23-03-2003: DEADLY onslaught ... 20mm shell casings drop to the ground as a US Cobra helicopter fires on Iraqi positions in the southern port of Umm Qasr, where coalition troops are meeting resistance. Picture: AFP
23-03-2003: A US soldier escorts Iraqis out of a temporary military camp in southern Iraq after they wandered into it. Picture: AP
22-03-2003: A government building burns during a US-led bombardment of Baghdad / AP
TURNING day into night ... billowing smoke shrouds Baghdad yesterday after Iraqi forces set trenches of oil alight to counter attacking coalition helicopter gunships. Iraqi ground forces braced for the battle of Baghdad as the Allied war machine advanced to within 80km of the city. Picture: Associated Press.
22-03-2003: Smoke covers the presidential compound in Baghdad following a massive US-led air attack / AP
21-03-2003: REST TIME . . . American troops rest in their foxholes by their convoy in the Kuwaiti desert.
22-03-2003: US troops rest in southern Iraq / AP
21-03-2003: DEFIANT . . . an Iraqi soldier, left, mans an anti-aircraft gun atop a building hit in the surprise attack.
British Royal Marines from 3 Commando, Tam McDonald/Royal Navy
20-03-2003: SMOKE billows from the compound of the Planning Ministry in Baghdad after the Iraqi capital came under heavy bombing. Three buildings were reported damaged in the bombardment. Picture: Agence France-Presse.
21-03-2003: British Royal Air Force group captain Mike Harwood, who commands the British joint Harrier Force, addresses his detachment in Kuwait/AFP photo
21-03-2003: An F-14 Tomcat takes-off over a line of F/A-18 Hornets on the flight deck of the USS Harry S. Truman.
21-03-2003: A B-2 Spirit multi-role bomber is towed along the tarmac at an undisclosed airbase in southwest Asia./AP Photo
21-03-2003: An F/A-18 Hornet takes off from the deck of the USS Theodore Roosevelt/AP Photo
Royal Marines from 40 Commando exercise in Kuwait, rehearsing disembarkation drills. Picture:AFP
21-03-2003: British Royal Marines, during exercises off the coast of Kuwait with members of 42 Commando/AP Photo
A Tomahawk cruise missile bound for Iraq is launched from the USS Cape St George in the Mediterranean yesterday. / AP
Get yer ass outta here!
|A U.S. soldier bares a tattooed arm while carrying his weapon as he patrols a water treatment plant in the southern Iraq (news - web sites) town of Umm Qasr March 25, 2003.|
U.S. Army soldiers from the A Company 3rd Battalion 7th Infantry Regiment, cover up during an intense sandstorm which slowed U.S. military progress, near Karbala, Iraq Tuesday, March 25, 2003. Thousands of U.S. Marines were rumbling north toward Baghdad on Tuesday, taking safer dirt roads to avoid cities and towns where they could face Iraqi resistance. (AP Photo/John Moore)
The dolphins are on our side! (They probably just want us to help them fight them net-trawling Japs and Nordic types!)
Tue Mar 25,10:54 AM ET
U.S. Army 3rd Infantry Division troops from the A Company 3rd Battalion 7th Infantry Regiment weather the elements as a sandstorm at dusk turns the desert blood red near Karbala Tuesday, March 25, 2003. The sandstorm grounded many US-led forces bombing overflights over Iraq (news - web sites) and slowed U.S. military progress in the area near Karbala Tuesday. (AP Photo/John Moore)
Monday: U.S. Marines set up a position during a scouting mission at a village in Az Zubayar, southern Iraq's desert.
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