Skip to comments.GOTTA SEE THIS-WarEndur.Freedom 4/12/03-Mosul,Khaneqin,Arbil,Halabja,Dohuk
Posted on 04/11/2003 8:24:40 AM PDT by Diogenesis
GOTTA SEE THIS - War for Enduring Freedom 4/12/03 - Mosul, Jabal Maqlub, Ghazel, Khaneqin, Arbil,
Kalak, Kifry, Hadithah dam, Shamamer, Halabja,
Chamchamal, Kirkuk, Altun Kupri, Tuz Khurmatu, Dohuk
BREAKING: Mosul - Iraqis surrender
BREAKING: Jabal Maqlub - SF special contributions
BREAKING: Ghazel - Bridge destroyed by Iraqis, but captured
BREAKING: Khaneqin - liberated from Saddam
BREAKING: Arbil - freedom with the help of the USA
BREAKING: Arbil - More Iraqi atropine injectors captured
BREAKING: Kalak - freedom after airstrikes
BREAKING: Kifry - freedom after Iraqi rockets
BREAKING: Hadithah dam - champion US Special Forces secured it
BREAKING: Shamamer - freedom
BREAKING: Halabja - freedom by US SF and local Kurds who savaged Iraqi al Qaeda
BREAKING: Chamchamal - More Iraqi chemical protection kits
BREAKING: Kirkuk - almost bloodless rout
BREAKING: Altun Kupri - children cheer US soldiers
BREAKING: Tuz Khurmatu - freed children by the USA
BREAKING: Dohuk - removed Iraqi mines
BREAKING: Dohuk - freedom thanks to the USA and America's brave allies
========= Mosul =========
In Mosul, Iraqis surrender.
In Mosul, Kurdish Peshmerga fighters inspect the wreckage
after the US airstrike on what was once the Iraqi enemy.
========= Mosul =========
In Mosul, at the local bank, redistribution of income? return of stolen assets? looting?
In Mosul, the provincial government headquarters.
In Mosul, Peshmerga fighters take POW Iraqi soldiers.
Near Jabal Maqlub, a strategic mountain and once-Iraqi military base 12 klicks east of Mosul.
Somewhere around Baghdad and the North, a US SF hero calls in an emerging target.
Generally unsung champions are freedom, SF are 110% all-American hero fighters.
========= Ghazel =========
In Ghazel, ~30 kms east of Mosul, Peshmerga take
a bridge destroyed by Iraqis before they fled in retreat.
========= Khaneqin =========
In Khaneqin, northern Iraq, liberated from Saddam.
========= Faida =========
In Faida, northern Iraq.
========= Arbil =========
In Arbil, freedom for Kurds with the help of the USA.
Kurdish fighters sit on anti-aircraft guns seized from Iraqis.
BINGO : IRAQI RETREAT AND EVIDENCE OF WMD
Kurd Peshmerga holds another discovered atropine injector left by retreating Iraqis.
Atropine is a drug used in combating the effects of some chemical or biological agents.
[See "The Rock".]
========= Kalar =========
In Kalar, ~165 klicks northeast of Baghdad, the Iraqi Communist Party
is featured by mural at the party's headquarters.
========= Kalak =========
In Kalak, ~40 kilometers from Mosul, on what was the front line of battle
with the Kurd Peshmerga fighters. The remnants of Iraqis retreated.
Equipment captured is taken back home by motorcycle.
========= Kifry =========
In Kifry, ~110 klicks from Baghdad, southeast of Kirkuk, Kurdis watch
coalition planes bombing Iraqi troops.
In Kifry, one of many Kurd homes damaged by Iraqi rockets.
[ Did you hear about Iraqi rockets in your media? ]
========= Hadithah =========
At Hadithah dam, northwest of Baghdad, these champion US Special Forces captured and secured it.
No flooding in this war (unlike so many wars previously in Iraqi history)
========= Shamamer =========
In Shamamer, Iraq, Kurd Peshmerga fighters
pose next to an Iraqi anti-aircraft gun seized from an abandoned checkpoint.
========= Halabja =========
In Halabja, ~238 miles northeast of Baghdad, Kurds are finally free of
Saddam and his WMD which odiously murdered so many many innocent thousands of them.
In Halabja,today, there is a new sheriff in town. This is a FREE Halabja.
US SF and the local Kurds severely crippled or destroyed the local Iraqi al Qaeda
called Ansar al-Islam, which was located in northern Iraq.
Three cheers for paladins of freedom who came from the USA to free so many.
========= Chamchamal =========
In Chamchamal, another captured Iraqi chemical protection kit.
========= Kirkuk =========
In Perdeh, near Kirkuk, with the Iraqi POWs.
They are better off than under Saddam.
In Kirkuk, Kurd heroes and Coalition forces scored their biggest success of the Iraq war
by capturing the key northern oil city of Kirkuk in a rout.
In Altun Kupri, ~20 klicks northeast of Kirkuk, children cheer the vlaiant US soldiers
who freed them from the tyrant Saddam.
In Tuz Khurmatu, south of Kirkuk, freed children,
liberated by the USA.
========= Dohuk =========
FLASHBACK - Near Dohuk
The US military arrives.
In Dohuk, heroes remove Iraqi mines planted by the evil Saddam.
In Dohuk, Iraqi POWs taken.
In Dohuk, freedom for so many courtesy of Pres. Bush and America's brave and valiant allies.
Pass on the effort which this missive took to make.
Please spend a few hours today helping for success in the War for Enduring Freedom.
Also post your insight to any picture, your observation missed by other,
your thought, missive, picture, thread, analysis, greetings to those serving overseas,
venting, update, correction, observation, or anything else of interest.
END OF TRANSMISSION 4/12/03 .......... K
AMERICA - THERE IS NO OTHER COUNTRY LIKE IT IN THE UNIVERSE
BUMP FOR AMERICA, FOR TRUTH, AND INFINITE JUSTICE
God Bless This Man!
Some of us VRWC volunteers think freedom is worth fighting for.
Please join us.
FreeRepublic , LLC
PO BOX 9771
FRESNO, CA 93794
It is in the breaking news sidebar!
She is such a POS.
Let me add as well: Thanks to the Heroes of the Liberation! Simply thanks Dio!
U.S. Brigadier General Vincent Brooks holds up a pack of playing cards with pictures on each of Iraqis most wanted by the U.S., April 11, 2003. The deck will be issued to troops to help them remember the faces of personalities they can 'pursue, capture or kill.'
A portrait of Imam Hussein, the inspiration behind Shi'ite Islam, hangs for the first time in decades in the Kazimain district of Baghdad April 11, 2004. During the more than 20-year rule of Saddam Hussein, hanging a picture other than the Iraqi leader in public was forbidden.
"Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience."
-- C.S. Lewis
Looks like there's 52 jokers in that deck.
PRETTY DAMN KWIK!
Bay, bay for now.....
Wow! Check out the equipment on these guys. They look straight out of the movie Aliens! Are those video cameras on their helmets? Sweet!
I love this picture of the guy getting his hair parted by a machine gun. Do you suppose this got his attention?
Have I ever told you you're a hero?
U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Chris Hughes shares some time with an Iraqi girl while U.S. Marines distribute food and water to Iraqi citizens.
Iraqi children, one holding a white flag, smile at passing by journalists on the main highway leading to Baghdad from the western border with Jordan, in the outskirts of Baghdad on Friday April 11, 2003.
Spc. Donald Dennis from Task Force 2-69 Armor, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division from Fort Benning Georgia, waves at children running beside his M1A1 Abrams tank in Baghdad on Friday, April 11, 2003.
United States Marines Lance Cpl. Josh Carbajal takes a sip of some tea offered to him by Iraqi civilians while setting up a defensive perimeter during a patrol of a neighborhood in Baghdad Friday, April 11, 2003.
An Iraqi boy offers some water to a United States Marine of Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, while he was out on patrol Friday, April 11, 2003 in a neighborhood near central Baghdad.
United States Marines of Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines sign their autographs for some Iraqi children who approached them while on patrol through a neighborhood of Baghdad Friday, April 11, 2003.
Tank Commander Staff Sgt. Terry Brake from Somerset, KY., listens patiently as college student Sama Samira, 21, says that U.S. troops have hurt Iraq by invading it and creating chaos in the streets. She said she supported Saddam Hussein and refused to accept that his government had been toppled.
Sgt. Javier Vila, from Miami, FLa., right, and fellow soldiers cry as they pay their respects at a memorial service for Cpl. Henry Brown in Baghdad Friday, April 11, 2003.
Gen. Tommy Franks talks with Sgt. Lucas Goddard and Sgt. James Ward of the 327th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, before giving them Bronze Stars for valor in combat. U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Joshua Hutcheson
Amen to that. Words cannot express my pride when I see these pictures. And thanks to you, Diogenesis, who makes this all possible through his hard and diligent work.
Why do college students think they can lecture anyone on anything?
I'll bet if he grabbed her and gave her a wet one right on the lips it'd shut her up. It worked for me in Athens once.
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.