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Posted: 8/24/2004 12:20:01 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 12:26:57 PM EDT

Great pics!

Link Posted: 8/24/2004 12:28:05 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/24/2004 12:29:12 PM EDT by TIMMAH]

Do i see one of those russian disc magazine machine guns from WW2 about halfway down the right?
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 12:28:22 PM EDT
WOO this boy is pastey. You'd think he'd get some sun.

Awesome pics Lumpy... love the Italian guards.

- BUCC_Guy
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 12:33:50 PM EDT
great trigger ocntorl by the iraqi army guys - not one trigger finger!
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 12:34:12 PM EDT
So the UN is at it again with the disarmament crap. How many people are they going to get killed before they knock it off?

Thanks for the pics by the way.
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 12:34:46 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/24/2004 12:35:08 PM EDT by 2whiskeyP]

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:
An Iraqi tribal leader holds up his rifle following clashes between Shi'ite militiamen and coalition forces in Iraq (news - web sites)'s second largest city of Basra August 24, 2004. Scores of Shi'ite militiamen took to the streets, brandishing assault rifles and rocket-propelled grenades and demanding U.S.-led forces pull out of Najaf. Photo by Atef Hassan/Reuters

I think I found ETH!
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 12:40:30 PM EDT
Weren't the East Timorese the people who got slaughtered?

Link Posted: 8/24/2004 12:47:28 PM EDT

U.S. Army soldiers search an alley while moving forward into a position closer to the Imam Ali Shrine in Najaf, Iraq (news - web sites), Sunday, Aug. 22, 2004. (AP Photo/Jim MacMillan)

Note the high-speed low-drag guy with the 10.25" carbine and Pro-Tec helmet checking the door...
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 12:48:50 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 12:50:30 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:
An Iraqi militiaman, loyal to radical cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, looks through the scope of his sniper rifle during clashes with coalition and Iraqi forces in the southern city of Basra August 22, 2004. U.S. tanks advanced to within 800 yards of the Imam Ali mosque in the Iraqi city of Najaf on Sunday after talks on surrendering control of the shrine at the center of an 18-day siege ran into trouble. REUTERS/Atef Hassan


Am I the only one who feels like all these "militant sniper" photos are staged well away from the front lines? I get pissed because these "journalists" are trying as hard as they can to romanticize these assholes. I keep seeing photos like this of "heroic rebels, fighting the infidel invaders to save their holy city". I can't help but think that if they truly were near the front lines one of our snipers would ventilate them.
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 12:59:02 PM EDT

Originally Posted By TIMMAH:

Do i see one of those russian disc magazine machine guns from WW2 about halfway down the right?

Yep... Russian DPM
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 1:04:00 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 1:12:15 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/24/2004 1:13:50 PM EDT by mattld]

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:
No one has commented on the SPR yet??

That photo was up in the AR Discussion section this morning. Someone beat you to it....

Link Posted: 8/24/2004 1:13:26 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 1:27:41 PM EDT

Originally Posted By hk940:
what scope is this? looks like a Leupold

I don't know. What I do know is that some Iraqi scumbags are about to die.
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 1:52:17 PM EDT
Good ones lumpy.
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 1:54:38 PM EDT

Italian military police in Iraq (news - web sites). The Italian government insisted it would maintain its 3,000 troops in Iraq despite an ultimatum from an Islamic group holding an Italian journalist and demanding that Rome withdraw its forces within 48 hours.(AFP/File/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)

Italians with G-36??
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 1:59:21 PM EDT
great pics as usual!!
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 2:03:10 PM EDT

Nice work...

Link Posted: 8/24/2004 2:05:14 PM EDT
RPK with underfolder, quality.

Link Posted: 8/24/2004 2:06:28 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 2:11:08 PM EDT
Former Harlem Globe Trotter

Link Posted: 8/24/2004 2:20:37 PM EDT
Good job, Lumpy
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 2:22:35 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Lumpy196
A U.S. Army sniper takes a position behind a wall in central Najaf, Iraq (news - web sites), Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004, a few hundred yards from the Shrine of Imam Ali. (AP Photo/Jim MacMillan)

I like that setup on his rifle does anyone have any idea what scope that is and what kind of rings are those they look like throw levers on them.
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 2:50:41 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/24/2004 2:54:19 PM EDT by Lumpy196]
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 3:07:35 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:

Originally Posted By mattld:
That photo was up in the AR Discussion section this morning. Someone beat you to it....

Yeah, I guess I'll just have to post AKs from now on....

Link Posted: 8/24/2004 6:47:42 PM EDT
Nice pics as always
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 6:58:10 PM EDT
Great pics thanks
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 8:47:59 PM EDT

Originally Posted By CRC:
Weren't the East Timorese the people who got slaughtered?


Yep, then we came and saved them and helped rebuild E Timor and trained their troops.
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 9:15:12 PM EDT
Awesome photos. Thanks Lumpy.
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