Skip to comments.Photos from Iraq (the mass-media forgot) These are some of the best photos thus far.
Posted on 12/01/2004 12:58:53 AM PST by M. Espinola
The majority in the mass-media only wish the general public to view the chaos, evil & even tragic deaths of Coalition troops caused by Islamic terrorists via 'homicide' car bombings, triggered by demented, death driven mad men. Free Iraqis are also putting their lives on the line everyday in their brave service in the Iraqi Army & police forces. It's high time the public is shown Coalition forces for all the various humanitarian assistance they have been offering the normal freedom loving people of Iraq. The very real sacrifice Coalition troops are making every day of the week will be shown here frequently. If there are those which would like to pool photo research just drop me a line. ========================================================================
A Scots officer helps an Iraqi child try on a pair of shoes.
British soldiers delivered children's shoes donated by St Bede's RC School, in Bedlington near Newcastle, and toys donated by Manor Park School, Worcester, to young Iraqi children in Umm Qasr on 30 November 2004
/center> Children at an Umm Qasr school, while receiving gifts & shoes donated by English schools.
A female Czech soldier distributes gifts to young Iraqi girls at the reopening of a school in Basrah following refurbishmen.
A Royal Military Police Sergeant celebrates the reopening of a school in Basrah where she led a $10,000 refurbishment project.
A Royal Military Policewoman helps hand out toys to the children
Royal Engineers assist Iraqi electrical power maintenance workers assess the repairs needed to power lines in southern Iraq.
An Army Air Corps Sergeant-Major in one of fifteen schools, the reconstruction and refurbishment of which he has supervised over a three month period under the Quick Impact Project programme to deliver rapid help to key areas of Iraqi life.
One of the babies enjoys a little fussing from a Fusilier. Families of the Regiment at home in the UK and Germany donated toys for the clinic's waiting areas. The health centre cares for a district of 30,000.
The gifts are handed out at a school in Umm Qasr by soldiers from 23 Pioneer Regiment.
A Grenadier Guardsman, attached to the 1st Battalion, Irish Guards, talks with local people during a patrol of the Basrah waterfront.
23 Pioneer Regiment register civilian fire fighters in Umm Qasr.
Polish troops in Iraq
Ukrainian troops in Iraq
It is with great regret that the Ministry of Defence has to confirm that Corporal Chris Bond, 1st Battalion The King's Regiment, died in a road traffic accident while on duty in Kosovo.
Sgt. Mathew H. Lowry verifies the round as Spc. John L. Jackson loads the round into their M109A6 Howitzer during combat operation in Fallujah, Iraq, Nov. 6th, 2004, during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Both Soldiers are assigned to Alpha Battery, 3rd Battalion, 83rd Field Artillery, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.
Black Watch Warriors prepare to advance to set up a Forward Operating Base to the east of the Euphrates
The rocket is detonated by a controlled explosion by the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team from 33 EOD regiment
Soldiers with the 502nd Engineer Company, 130th Engineer Brigade remove a section of bridge over the Tigris River, in Tikrit, Iraq, Nov. 16th, 2004. The Soldiers moved the bridge from Tikrit to As Sindayah, Iraq.
Dutch troops in Iraq.
Dutch Coalition troops with captured terrorist weapons.
U.S. Marines provide firearms training to Iraqi security forces on a base south of Baghdad, November 29th, 2004.
A puppy follows a U.S. Army 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry soldier on patrol in Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, Nov. 30th, 2004.
A Romanian mechanised battalion serving with the Italian Mech Brigade in Dhi Qar, Iraq.
The men and women of the RAF's 1 ACC provide airspace radar surveillance over southern Iraq.
Dutch Royal Marines and Chinooks operate from As Samawah (photograph courtesy Netherlands MOD)
Dutch troops in Iraq with their battle flag.
From the offical Dutch Army website: Op de achtergrond wordt de vlag van (11) NL Battlegroup gehesen, luitenant-kolonel Frits van Dooren spreekt zijn mensen toe.
November 24th, 2004. Dutch officers with Iraqis at Camp Smitty.
If somebody can translate the Dutch better then I: Overste Frits van Dooren en Dr Kareem leggen de eerste steen.
Dutch troops: Soldaat Daniëlle, werkzaam in de MOGOS, is op 22 november bevorderd tot korporaal. Om dit heugelijke feit te vieren werd zij door haar collegas voorzien van bij de gelegenheid passende kleding.
A Canadian-born pilot serving with 1563 Flight RAF. The Flight's Puma helicopters are providing support to the Black Watch Battle Group.
The Japanese forces commandant colonel Matsumura in Iraq.
Dutch peacekeepers with local Iraqi council.
A British instructor briefs Iraqi police officers on explosivehazards and threats at the Az Zubayr police academy.
The Iraqi ensign along with those of the training teams that have been working with the ICDF: US Navy, Royal Australian Navy, Royal Netherlands Navy and the Royal Navy.
Officers of the Iraqi Riverine Patrol Service, trained by the Royal Navy, board a ship in the Shatt al Arab during a successful operation against smuggling
Officers of the ICDF.
A Territorial Army soldier of the Royal Irish Rangers serving in Basrah.
420 runners line up for a 10km charity fun run at Basrah Airport to support the BBC Children in Need appeal on November 19th, 2004
Basrah school children are warned of the dangers posed by abandoned Iraqi ordnance during a mine awareness class run by the Royal Engineers.
British and Czech Military Police assist an Iraqi Policeman at a vehicle checkpoint in Basrah.
With the extensive waterways in southern Iraq, river patrols are also essential.
Members of the newly formed Iraqi Tactical Support Unit at the conclusion of the successful Operation Green Desert against suspected insurgents in Az Zubayr, which resulted in 36 arrests. British and Danish troops provided support to the Iraqi security forces.
Members of the Royal Navy and Royal Marine training team who have been preparing the ICDF for the task of patrolling Iraq's coastal waters.
Soldiers protect the vehicles during a stop en route.
Vehicles from the UK and US convoy conducting the Black Watch redeployment move out from Basrah on October 27th, 2004.
Royal Engineers construct a bridge over a tributary of the Euphrates to both meet immediate military requirements and ease movement for local villagers. The bridge was constructed in just 21 minutes.
Black Watch soldiers catch up on the news from home in their temporary accommodation.
The ceremony at Basrah Airport for the repatriation of Staff Sergeant Denise Rose after her tragic death on October 31st, 2004
The wreath laid by the British contingent at the memorial erected at the USMC headquarters
Thanks, I needed that.
Yeah, these are great. Thnx for posting them.
Excellent photos, thanks for posting them!
Thank you for posting. All one needs to know about the MSM's bias is that Lynndie England's the best-known soldier, in this conflict.
happy children in Iraq?? ..
Soldiers from OTHER countries helping to bring freedom to the Iraqi people??
Hello .. you know the MSM media is not going to be happy with you for posting these picture
However I am .. THANK YOU for sharing these great pictures and all the great work that is being done over there
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Excellent, great pics, God Bless them all. Thanks a lot. The MSM would never have the decency and honesty to show pictures like those.
Outstanding pictures, Thank you.
"I'm sure you'll be outraged by these photos of American soldiers not killing Muslim children"
Ahem...point of order, but which American soldiers are these then?
I'm sure the US military are doing lots of similar good things in Iraq but there ain't many in these pictures.
amazing pictures. thanks for posting them.
BUMP! Pictures speak a thousand words. .....Nice portrait of the global coalition.
Point taken! The Brits are not killing the Muslim children.
the dutch bit says the dutch commander and the other guy laid the first stone. they must have been building something...