Soldiers of the 1st Battalion Royal Irish Regiment travel past one of the many burning oil wells as they take part in the invasion of Iraq, March 2003
Digital photograph taken by Warrant Officer 2nd Class Giles Penfound, Army Media Operations, Operation TELIC 4, 22 March 2003.
A WMIK (Weapons Mounted Installation Kit) Land Rover armed with Browning .50 Calibre machine gun and General Purpose Machine Gun in the Iraqi desert. An orange aerial identification panel and Coalition Forces mutual recognition chevron are visible on the rear of the vehicle to help avoid 'blue on blue', or 'friendly fire' incidents.
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National Army Museum, Study collection