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The war in Iraq: Embedded with the U.S. Military

After returning from assignment in Afghanistan in 2003, Times photojournalist Rick Loomis asked to be sent out in the first wave of journalists to cover the Invasion of Iraq. He spent several weeks traveling in the back of a canvas topped Humvee with U.S. Troops as they crossed the Iraq desert en route to Baghdad in April of 2003. Loomis has covered assignments in more than 25 countries, spending more than two years in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Check back for more reflections on the visual coverage of the Iraq War by the Los Angeles Times.

More photos and video from Iraq by Times staff photographers:

The war in Iraq: How Times photographers covered the conflict

War in Iraq — a look back 10 years later

Marlboro Marine: A Marine, weary from battle, lights a cigarette and becomes an icon of the Iraq war

Goodbye, Babylon: A Times photographer reflects on end of Iraq war

Final U.S. combat troops leave Iraq

Scenes in Baghdad, then and now

Last combat brigade leaves Iraq

1 Comment

  1. March 29, 2013, 9:56 am

    oh well amateurs learn the old saying

    — WAR IS HELL —

    By: Pvt. Kilroy

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