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High ranking US Military and British (UK) Army Officers on hand for the Ceremony to rededicate the World War I (WWI) era British Cemetery, located in Al Kut, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. Pictured foreground left-to-right, US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RAMD) Charles R. Kubic, Commander, First Naval Construction Division, US Atlantic Fleet/Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command; British Army Major General (MGEN) Robin Brimms, Commander, British 1ST Armored Division; and US Marine Corps (USMC) Lieutenant General (LGEN) James T. Conway, Commanding General, 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF)

High ranking US Military and British (UK) Army Officers on hand for the Ceremony to rededicate the World War I (WWI) era British Cemetery, located in Al Kut, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. Pictured foreground left-to-right, US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RAMD) Charles R. Kubic, Commander, First Naval Construction Division, US Atlantic Fleet/Commander, Naval Construction Forces Command; British Army Major General (MGEN) Robin Brimms, Commander, British 1ST Armored Division; and US Marine Corps (USMC) Lieutenant General (LGEN) James T. Conway, Commanding General, 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF)

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Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM

Base: Al Kut

State: Wasit

Country: Iraq (IRQ)

Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Andrew P. Roufs, USMC

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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08/05/2003
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The U.S. National Archives
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