More details on that painting?
========= Chemical Warhead found in Kirkuk, Iraq Ignored by the American Media =============
Chemical warhead found at an Iraqi air base, marked with a green band,
the symbol for chemical weaponry. Trace amounts of a nerve agent were found
at two spots along the ~meter-long warhead. These amounts are consistent with
leakage from the chemically armed weapon. A 13-foot missile was found next
I did some "technical" looking into that picture.
I found the original large, cleaner version on a website blog of sorts. You can find that file here on my ftp that won't scroll it off. The camera was a Sony FDMavica(I used a Hex Editor to examine the jpg header) and the picture was taken on April/9/2003(assuming camera is set right) as I researched what date formats the FDMavica cameras support. The only date format on Mavicas that supports year first is Year/Month/Day. That's the best I've been able to figure out beyond the obvious
It'd be nice if the original author/poster/GI would step up and give some details.
It is located in their September 6 archive which can be found here. Warning - huge page that took forever to download on my at-home dial-up connection - hence the delay.
Question that comes to mind: was it disarmed (can that be done once it's armed ?), or is nerve gas still within the weapon ?
Archy or Section9, can you help ?