Skip to comments.Narrow escape from Iraq ambush caught on video
Posted on 04/07/2006 5:11:36 AM PDT by Reform4Bush
CTV has obtained dramatic video of a dangerous ambush in Iraq that shows a bullet from an insurgent flying through the windshield, scarcely missing the panicked driver.
Joanne Bradshaw says she came forward with the nearly five-month-old footage of her husband Loren's convoy coming under attack to underscore the perils foreign workers face in their day-to-day jobs.
Loren Bradshaw's colleague Justin Wheeler, a civilian driver for an American company that transports goods in Iraq, had his camera rolling when he was driving behind a U.S. military convoy on Sept. 20, 2005.
When he and 11 other drivers were accidentally led down the wrong road, the convoy came under attack in the city of Samarra.
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The person speaking in that video is not Joanne Bradshaw's husband. It is Preston Wheeler who was filming and was hit in the arm in that ambush. The fact that the man who is speaking is a clean shaven Texan, and Joanne's husband is a bearded Canadian should give that away. Preston Wheeler is still recovering from his injuries Sept 20, 2005. It is mind boggling how Preston has gotten no recognition for his actions.
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