PHILIPPINES army in Iraq - reference pictures

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    PHILIPPINES army in Iraq - reference pictures

    Post by P-E on Sun Jan 08, 2012 4:34 am

    Another small contingent in Iraq, the Philippines (here with Polish army) ;













    From Wikipedia : The Philippines sent 60 medics, engineers and other troops to assist in the invasion of Iraq. The troops were withdrawn on the 14th of July, 2004, in response to the kidnapping of Angelo dela Cruz, a Filipino truck driver. When insurgent demands were met (Filipino troops out of Iraq), the hostage was released. While in Iraq, the troops were under Polish command (Central South Iraq). During that time, several Filipino soldiers were wounded in an insurgent attack, although none died.


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    Re: PHILIPPINES army in Iraq - reference pictures

    Post by piola74 on Sun Dec 09, 2012 10:05 am

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    A nice patch of the Philippine CIMIC battalion, Multinational Division Center-South, Iraq 2003

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