Skip to comments.March 2003 Top Secret Memo: TRANSFER OF SPECIAL AMMUNITION (POTENTIAL CHEMICAL WEAPONS) Translation
Posted on 04/17/2006 8:40:37 AM PDT by jveritas
Document ISGP-2003-0001498 ISGP-2003-0001498 contains a 9 pages TOP SECRET memo (pages 87-96 in the pdf document) dated March 16 2003 that talks about transferring SPECIAL AMMUNITION from one ammunition depot in Najaf to other ammunition depots near Baghdad. As we know by now the term SPECIAL AMMUNITION was used by Saddam Regime to designate CHEMICAL WEAPONS as another translated document has already shown. For example in document CMPC 2004-002219 where Saddam regime decided to use CHEMICAL WEAPONS against the Kurds they used the term SPECIAL AMMUNITION for chemical weapon http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1601810/posts. What is also interesting is that these SPECIAL AMMUNITION were listed as 122 mm, 130 mm, and 155 mm caliber shells which are not by itself SPECIAL unless it contain CHEMICAL WEAPONS. In fact the Iraqi have always used 122 mm, 130 mm, and 155 mm caliber shell as a main delivery tool for Chemical Weapons Agents by filling these type of shells with Nerve Gas, Sarin, Racin, Mustard gas and other Chemical Agents.
Beginning of partial translation of Pages 85-96 in document ISGP-2003-0001498
In the Name of God the Merciful The Compassionate
Ministry Of Defense
Chairmanship of the Army Staff
Al Mira Department
Date 16 March 2003
To: The Command of the Western Region
Subject: Transfer of Ammunitions
The secret and immediate letter of the Chairmanship of the Army Staff 4/17/308 on 10 March 2003
1. The approval of the Army Chief of Staff was obtained to transfer THE SPECIAL AMMUNITIONS in the ammunition depots group of Najaf and according to the following priorities:
A. The first priority
First. Ammunition (122 mm)
Second. Ammunition (130 mm)
Third. Ammunition (155 mm)
To the depots and storage of the Second Corp and the two ammunition depot groups Dijla/2/3
B. Second priority.
First. Ammunition (23 mm)
Second. Ammunition (14.5 mm)
To the ammunition depots of the air defense and distributed to the ammunition depot groups in (Al Mussayeb- Al Sobra- Saad).
2. To execute the order of the Chief Army Staff indicated in section (1) above, we relate the following:
Transfer of the ammunitions shown in sections (A) and (B) from the ammunitions depots of Najaf to the ammunition depots in (Dijla 2/3, and Al Mansor, and Saad, and Al Mussayeb, and Sobra and Blad Roz and Amar Weys from March 16 till April 14 2003.
General Rasheed Abdallah Sultan
Assistant to the Army Chief of Staff- Al Mira
End of Partial translation
The remaining pages of this 9 pages top secret memo talk about getting the special vehicles to transfer the SPECIAL AMMUNITION and the people assigned to supervise and execute the transfer and they were top Iraqi Army and Military Intelligence officers.
American Hero, Jveritas Bump
Our national treasure.
Too bad we don't have a free press to help with this...
BTTT and thanks.
Thank you very much Danae and God bless you too.
Speculation / Question: Could this movement of arms represent the centralization of "Special Weapons" before moving them out of the country?
Some body had better tell Juan Williams about this........
A quick search on the Web shows Iraq delivered chemical weapons with its 130mm and 155mm artillery shells.
It's just some EXTREME SHOCK Ammo...........
Nothing to see here.
Is ANYBODY covering this? ANYONE at ALL?!
Thanks, JV. You are the best.
Regardless of the quantity, if as we think that these SPECIAL AMMUNITION shells are CHEMICAL WEAPONS it is yet another proof that Saddam did not destroy his WMD arsenal and thus President Bush did not lie to get us into the war, and we had all the right to remove Saddam regime from power.
Keep it up!
BTW, are you forwarding on your translations to CIA/DIA? If not, you absolutely should.
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