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A family of Iraqi civilians seek the help of a soldier Featured Basra Print

A family of Iraqi civilians seek the help of a soldier

Digital photograph: A family of Iraqi civilians seek the help of a soldier serving with No 2 Company, 1st Battalion The Irish Guards to locate their other child caught up in the panic caused by incoming small arms fire from Iraqi positions in Basra.Photographed by WO2 Giles Penfound, Army Media Operations, outskirts of Basra City, southern Iraq, Operation TELIC, 30 March 2003.From a CD entitled 'Iraq Conflict. Operation Telic', compiled by WO2 Penfound, for an exhibition at the NAM provisionally entitled 'Conflict' (Project: Operation TELIC).Associated with 1 Company, 1st Battalion, The Irish Guards, Iraq (2003-).The family were part of a column of people fleeing the city of Basra when it and the soldiers of the 1st Battalion No 2 Company, The Irish Guards, manning a checkpoint on the outskirts of Basra, came under small arms fire from two Iraqi positions several hundred meters away. The Irish guards were trying to give as much protection to the local civilians as well as ensuring no Iraqi Military or Militia slipped through the checkpoint disguised as ordinary civilians. After returning small arms fire and bringing in artillery fire on the two positions the soldiers were then in a position to allow free access across the checkpoint. Date: 2003

© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library

Scenes from Iraq - Basra, Tomb of Ezra, Ctesiphon, Baghdad Featured Basra Print

Scenes from Iraq - Basra, Tomb of Ezra, Ctesiphon, Baghdad

(Top) - The Strand - Basra, Iraq, WWI era. (Middle upper) - Ezra's Tomb on the Tigris River, Iraq - The Tomb of the Prophet Ezra at Al-?Uzair. The present buildings (depicted here), which unusually comprise a joint Muslim and Jewish shrine, are around 250 years old; there is an enclosing wall and a blue-tiled dome, and a separate synagogue. (Middle lower) - The gigantic vaulted hall (the Taq Kisra) at Ctesiphon, an ancient Parthian city located southeast of modern Baghdad. It is traditionally recognised as the palace of Khosrow I. (Lower) - A panoramic view over the rooftops of Baghdad. Date: 1917

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

IRAQI WOMAN CARRY WATER THROUGH SANDSTORM Featured Basra Print

IRAQI WOMAN CARRY WATER THROUGH SANDSTORM

Iraqi women carry non-potable water back home through a sand storm in the
outskirts of Basra April 16, 2003. Most of Iraq's second largest city has
been without potable water for more than two weeks. Pictures of the month
April 2003 NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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