Skip to comments.Days-Long Dig Yields Thousands of Munitions
Posted on 10/17/2005 5:44:08 PM PDT by SandRat
Cleaning up the trash buried in Iraq
Looks like we found a cache of potential IED's. This is great news!
I thought Saddam told the UN that those were wine casks?!!
Thanks again for keeping the good news front and center.
Cleaning up the trash indeed ... both human trash (terrorists) and munitions trash (weapons cashes).
Liberating Iraq PING.
HOO-AAAHHH FOR MISSOURI!!!!
I saw that too. Guess ya just have to Show Me !
This, of course, will be the lead on all the morning news shows.
Makes me wonder if even saddam knew how much stuff he had buried. WMD?? Hell yes ,the whole country is a WMD with arms buried all over the place. Think of how his countrymen could have lived if they had shared in this wealth. The look at Chavez starting to do the same thing. What is the matter with these tin-pot dictators who starve their countrymen to buy crap.
Nope they don't.
Perhaps there is still a hundred thousand tons of stuff to be found. We don't seem to hear much about any tallys, as had been voiced during mid 2004 period, where perhaps more then half of an estimated 600 thousand tons of ordance was already found/cataloged then destroyed. But at least we continue to hear major caches found in many of the provinces, as operations proceed. One has to wonder at just what is still buried, and I don't refere only to typical ordanance. I'm still convinced that there are a lot of WMD's buried in the dirt as well as at the bottom of river beds. Picture long lines of 55 gallon drums of precursors for making things like VX and Sarin just to name two.
How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time.:>)
Looks like your skills are needed on this one!
During a traffic stop, two men were questioned about the fuses in their truck; the information they provided led U.S. soldiers to thousands of buried munitions.
Wow.....that'll be a day or two prep for that shot and 2 milliseconds of fun ........after we see stuff like this and the MIG's found buried there has to be a site with WMD's cached....has to be. Just a matter fo time !
As to this cache....sure glad all them pups get to do the heavy work. Don't think my old back could hump that much uxo into the hole these days......:o)
Thanks for the Ping Sir !.........Stay safe !
That's a lot of words to say they've learned to smell 'em out! :-)
BTT. You don't just throw that much stuff on the ground and throw some sand over it. It took awhile to assemble it and dig the hole and cover it discreetly. Who, and when? And what else might they be able to tell us about?
"How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time.:>)"
You got it. Nothing else we can do. Who would have ever thought they would have gone to so much trouble to bury so much crap. I really don't fault our military on not thinking they would go to such measures. And for all we know a lot of this burying may had gone on during the time our troops where moving into the gathering areas in Kuwait and elsewhere preparing to move in. Saddam knew we where going to cream his forces regardless of how they choose to fight. So like a good chicken shit coward Arab in the end analysis, he choose the evil route he was familiar with. A criminal mind easily would have came up with the idea. Just like a criminal low life coward would have felt happy about setting hundreds of oil wells on fire during the first Gulf War. This man is a combo between Stalin and Hitler. Surely he will get his earthly reward soon, if the Iraqi Courts do a good job.
Thanks for the ping!
I recall reading an article right after the liberation that said basically sadam had turned Iraq into one giant ammo dump.
Disarming the bad guys ~ Bump!