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TAJI, Iraq - Artillery shells are stacked at a cache site northwest of Baghdad Nov. 5. Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division found the stockpile of various munitions buried near a house they searched during the patrol. (U.S. Army photo)

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TAJI, Iraq -- Task Force Baghdad Soldiers found a large weapons cache during a patrol northwest of Baghdad Nov. 5.

Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division found the stockpile of various munitions buried near a house they searched during the patrol.

The Soldiers uncovered more than 300 152-millimeter and 155-millimeter artillery shells, more than 100 120-millimeter rounds, dozens of rifles, hundreds of rounds of small-arms and large-caliber ammunition, and various fuses and weapons sights.


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Date Taken:11.09.2005

Date Posted:11.09.2005 15:06

Location:TAJI, IQGlobe

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