An Iraqi woman walks between two Australian Light Armoured Vehicles (ASLAVs) from the 2nd Cavalry ...

Accession Number P04101.900
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 35mm safety base
Maker Parker, David Dare
Place made Iraq: Baghdad
Date made 18 May 2003
Conflict Iraq, 2003-2013
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Source credit to Acquired through Australian War Memorial official commission 2003
Description

An Iraqi woman walks between two Australian Light Armoured Vehicles (ASLAVs) from the 2nd Cavalry Regiment. The ASLAVs are patrolling an area close to where the former Australian Embassy residence is located. During Operation Falconer the 2nd Cavalry Regiment formed part of the Australian Security Detachment (SECDET) responsible for providing protection to Australian Diplomats in Iraq. The 2nd Cavalry Regiment operated in the Middle East as part of the Australian Defence Force's commitment to the coalition forces assembled to enforce Iraq's compliance with its international obligations to disarm.

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