By Edgar A. Stitt
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During a visit just after the end of the war. ~". ~,... ,:::t.... •- ... ,;: .. , . - Iraqi soldiers in a temporary prisoner compound in southern Iraq about 40 kilometers west of Basra. A male soldier plays cards with two female soldiers shortly after the cease fire. The soldiers are from the 26th Spt. Bn. An Iraqi truck drives past a medic M113A3 armored personnel carrier at Checkpoint Bravo in southern Iraq . , 3rd Inf. Div. sets up a medical point at this checkpoint to assist Iraqis fleeing the war between Iraqi loyalists and Shiite Muslims immediately after the cease-fire.
Three other Marne Division soldiers were wounded in the same action. The Phantom Bde. engaged at least three different Iraqi army and two Republican Guard divisions during their march through Iraq. After six weeks of war, SSgt. Luis Sanchez, NBC NCO, Co. C, 4th Bn" 66th Armor, knew what he wanted. ''I'm glad this is over:- Now I can go home and tell stories to my grandchildren," he said with a weary smile. An Iraqi BMP-1 burns after being hit by a TOW antitank missile on the second day of the ground offensive against Iraq.
An abandoned Iraqi bunker. S. air attacks caused the Iraqi soldiers to park their vehicles in one area and live in another approximately 300-500 meters away. The remains of an Iraqi barracks after the 3rd Bde. , 3rd Inf. Div. attacked through it. A destroyed Iraqi combat engineer vehicle lies in the emplacement where it was destroyed by 3rd Bde. tank fire. Most Iraqis preferred surrendering by SSgt. Edgar A. Stitt -----------------------------------------Driving his M 113A3 armored personnel carrier over the rough and unchanging desert terrain.