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Elements of the US Army (USA) Division Artillery Brigade (DIVARTY), Ground Assault Convoy (GAC) consisting of M1083 Medium Tactical Vehicle (MTV) (6X6) 5-ton standard cargo trucks, towing M198 155mm towed howitzers, stopped along a roadside in Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Elements of the US Army (USA) Division Artillery Brigade (DIVARTY), Ground Assault Convoy (GAC) consisting of M1083 Medium Tactical Vehicle (MTV) (6X6) 5-ton standard cargo trucks, towing M198 155mm towed howitzers, stopped along a roadside in Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

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Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM

Country: Iraq (IRQ)

Scene Camera Operator: Unknown

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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19/05/2003
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The U.S. National Archives
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