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The Iraqi sports Parliament load up soccer equipment donated to them from the 448 Civil Affairs unit, Dec. 24, 2005, Sadr City, Baghdad, Iraq.   The supplies were just part of a shipment given to the Iraqi Sports Parliament during Operation Send a Smile in Operation Iraqi Freedom.   (U.S. Army photo by PFC. William Servinski II) (Released)

The Iraqi sports Parliament load up soccer equipment donated to them from the 448 Civil Affairs unit, Dec. 24, 2005, Sadr City, Baghdad, Iraq. The supplies were just part of a shipment given to the Iraqi Sports Parliament during Operation Send a Smile in Operation Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Army photo by PFC. William Servinski II) (Released)

 
 
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Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM

Base: Camp Loyalty

State: Baghdad

Country: Iraq (IRQ)

Scene Major Command Shown: A

Scene Camera Operator: PFC William Servinski II, 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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24/12/2005
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