• Creator
  • Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Imaging Command. 1988-ca. 1993; Department of Defense. Defense Audiovisual Agency. 6/21/1979-9/30/1985; Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 2004-09-21
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A handmade wooden-sided box with a metal floor, found by Iraqi Security Forces during a raid of a Muqtada al Sadr safe house in An Najaf, An Najaf Province, Iraq, are displayed by U.S. Marine Corps Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable, Sept. 21, 2004. These caches were found in different buildings among the city and are in direc... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A handmade wooden-sided box with a metal floor, found by Iraqi Security Forces during a raid of a Muqtada al Sadr safe house in An Najaf, An Najaf Province, Iraq, are displayed by U.S. Marine Corps Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable, Sept. 21, 2004. These caches were found in different buildings among the city and are in direct violation of the peace agreement between the Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Husaini al-Sistani, highest religious authority and leader of the Hawza (Najaf), and al Sadr, an agreement blessed by the Iraqi Interim Government. The 4th MARDIV is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar Province in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by CPL. Dick S. Kotecki) (Released) Base: An Najaf State: An Najaf Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Dick S. Kotecki, USMC Release Status: Released to Public. less
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted