Soldiers find large weapons cache during patrol

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Date: 11.09.2005
Posted: 11.09.2005 15:06
News ID: 3678
Artillery shells are stacked at a cache site

Sgt. Matthew Wester<br /> 3/1 AD PAO<br /> <br /> TAJI, Iraq -- Task Force Baghdad Soldiers found a large weapons cache during a patrol northwest of Baghdad Nov. 5.<br /> <br /> 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.<br /> <br /> 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.