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At Camp Warhorse in Diyala Province, Iraq (IRQ), a blast erupts from a 155mm, high explosive (HE) round fired from a M109A6, medium self-propelled Howitzer, 3rd Battalion, 16th Field Artillery (FA) (3/16th FA), 4th Infantry Division (ID), Fort Hood, Texas (TX), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

At Camp Warhorse in Diyala Province, Iraq (IRQ), a blast erupts from a 155mm, high explosive (HE) round fired from a M109A6, medium self-propelled Howitzer, 3rd Battalion, 16th Field Artillery (FA) (3/16th FA), 4th Infantry Division (ID), Fort Hood, Texas (TX), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

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Summary

The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Base: Camp Warhorse

State: Diyala

Country: Iraq (IRQ)

Scene Camera Operator: SSG William Davis, USA

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Iraq War aka Operation IRAQI FREEDOM was the 2003 invasion of Iraq, led by U.S. Army General Tommy Franks, under the code-name "Operation Iraqi Freedom". 248,000 soldiers from the United States, 45,000 British soldiers, 2,000 Australian soldiers and 194 Polish soldiers from Special Forces unit GROM sent to Kuwait for the invasion. The invasion force was also supported by Iraqi Kurdish militia troops, estimated to number upwards of 70,000.

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10/07/2003
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The U.S. National Archives
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