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Images Dated 30th March 2003

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A family of Iraqi civilians seek the help of a soldier Featured 30 Mar 2003 Print

A family of Iraqi civilians seek the help of a soldier

Digital photograph: A family of Iraqi civilians seek the help of a soldier serving with No 2 Company, 1st Battalion The Irish Guards to locate their other child caught up in the panic caused by incoming small arms fire from Iraqi positions in Basra.Photographed by WO2 Giles Penfound, Army Media Operations, outskirts of Basra City, southern Iraq, Operation TELIC, 30 March 2003.From a CD entitled Iraq Conflict. Operation Telic, compiled by WO2 Penfound, for an exhibition at the NAM provisionally entitled Conflict (Project: Operation TELIC).Associated with 1 Company, 1st Battalion, The Irish Guards, Iraq (2003-).The family were part of a column of people fleeing the city of Basra when it and the soldiers of the 1st Battalion No 2 Company, The Irish Guards, manning a checkpoint on the outskirts of Basra, came under small arms fire from two Iraqi positions several hundred meters away. The Irish guards were trying to give as much protection to the local civilians as well as ensuring no Iraqi Military or Militia slipped through the checkpoint disguised as ordinary civilians. After returning small arms fire and bringing in artillery fire on the two positions the soldiers were then in a position to allow free access across the checkpoint. Date: 2003

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