File:UStanks baghdad 2003.JPEG

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English: BAGHDAD, IRAQ (November 2003) - U.S. Army (USA) M1A1 Abrams MBT (Main Battle Tank), and personnel from A Company (CO), Task Force 1st Battalion, 35th Armor Regiment (1-35 Armor), 2nd Brigade Combat Team (BCT), 1st Armored Division (AD), pose for a photo under the "Hands of Victory" in Ceremony Square, Baghdad, Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. The Hands of Victory monument built at the end of the Iran-Iraq war marks the entrance to a large parade ground in central Baghdad. The hand and arm are modeled after former dictator Saddam Husseins own and surrounded with thousands of Iranian helmets taken from the battlefield. The swords made from the guns of dead Iraqi soldiers, melted and recast into the 24-ton blades.
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English: Technical Sergeant John L. Houghton, Jr., United States Air Force

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current14:33, 22 October 2006Thumbnail for version as of 14:33, 22 October 20063,008 × 1,960 (1.23 MB)OrlovicSource: http://www.dodmedia.osd.mil/Assets/2006/Air_Force/DF-SD-06-00583.JPEG US Army (USA) M1A1 Abrams MBT (Main Battle Tank), and personnel from A Company (CO), Task Force 1st Battalion, 35th Armor Regiment (1-35 Armor), 2nd Brigade Combat Team (BCT),

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