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Posted: 12/14/2003 11:10:16 AM EDT


Iraqi-American Hanan al-Badry celebrates the capture of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein with about 100 Iraqi exiles in Dearborn, Michigan, December 14, 2003. Dearborn has one of the largest Arab-speaking populations outside the Middle East. (Rebecca Cook/Reuters)





Captured former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein speaks in Baghdad Sunday Dec. 14, 2003 in this image from television. Top U.S. administrator in Iraq L. Paul Bremer confirmed the capture of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein in a dirt hole under a farmhouse near his hometown of Tikrit, eight months after the fall of Baghdad. (AP Photo/US Military via APTN)





A combination photograph presented by the U.S. army at a news conference in Tikrit, shows the hole where U.S. troops captured ousted Iraqi President Saddam Hussein on December 13, 2003. When U.S. forces pulled Saddam Hussein from a hole in the ground behind a two-room shepherd's hut, they were within sight of the former Iraqi president's lavish palaces in his hometown of Tikrit. (Reuters TV)





President George W. Bush addresses the nation about former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's capture, December 14, 2003. U.S. forces found Saddam, dirty and sporting a greying beard and hiding in a cellar Saturday near his hometown of Tikrit. (Reuters TV)





Kuwaiti citizens Mohammed Ali (R) and Jassim Gallaf give a thumbs up as they listen in Kuwait City to the news of the capture of Saddam Hussein, December 14, 2003. (Stephanie McGehee/Reuters)





Abdel-Aziz al-Hakim, President of Iraq's Governing Council, smiles during a press conference at the Spanish Foreign Ministry in Madrid Sunday Dec. 14, 2003 where he announced the capture in Tikrit, Iraq, of ex-Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein. (AP Photo/Denis Doyle)





An image of Saddam Hussein as the ace of spades on the deck of playing cards of top Iraqi fugitives, is seen as released by the Department of Defense website after Hussein's capture in Iraq. Without firing a shot, American forces captured a bearded and haggard-looking Saddam Hussein in an underground hide-out on a farm near his hometown of Tikrit, Saturday night, Dec. 13, 2003 ending one of the most intensive manhunts in history. (AP Photo/ Dept. of Defense)





An Iraqi journalist shouts out and cries at a news conference following the arrest of ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein in Baghdad December 14, 2003. Cheering Iraqis in the audience shouted 'Death to Saddam!' (Alexander Demianchuk/Reuters)





A soldier from the 4th Infantry Division guards U.S. $750,000 seized during the arrest of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, during a press conference in Tikrit, north of Baghdad, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2003. Soldiers from the 4th Infantry Division arrested Saddam on Saturday in the town of Ad Dwara, just outside Tikrit. The background shows a picture of the house where Saddam Hussein was found. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)





Iraqi women celebrate the capture of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein by U.S. forces in Baghdad Sunday, Dec. 14, 2003. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)





The farmhouse under which American forces found former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein near his hometown of Tikrit is seen in this image made from video Sunday Dec. 14, 2003. Top U.S. administrator in Iraq L. Paul Bremer confirmed the capture of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein in a dirt hole, eight months after the fall of Baghdad. (AP Photo/US Military via APTN)
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 11:17:40 AM EDT
Thank you [b]Johnny_Reno[/b]!! ByteTheBullet (-:
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 11:19:32 AM EDT
[img]http://us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/nm/20031214/mdf427948.jpg[/img] They should have waited and let Geraldo do a primetime special culminating in the opening of the secret hole. [:D]
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 11:22:36 AM EDT
[beer] Nice post Johnny_Reno [:)]
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 12:39:47 PM EDT
Is it me or does SH look like Aqualung? CW
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 12:42:40 PM EDT
Great pics, for some great news! Thanks J_R
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 1:11:08 PM EDT
Good pics, JR
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 1:23:37 PM EDT
[img]http://us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20031214/capt.xel10512141731.iraq_saddam_capture_xel105.jpg[/img] What kind of rifle is on his back? Or is something in the way making it look funny...
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 2:01:45 PM EDT
Thanks again Johnny!
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 2:08:34 PM EDT
Yeah, Johnny, Thanks again! -HS
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 2:13:47 PM EDT
Nice going JR, thanks.
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 2:18:47 PM EDT
Originally Posted By HillBillySasquatch: Yeah, Johnny, Thanks again! -HS
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Thanks again Johnny... But this pic had it comming.[:D][url="http://www.hunt101.com/?p=79316&c=500&z=1"][img]http://www.hunt101.com/img/079316.jpg[/img][/url]
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 3:00:21 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Cold_Warrior: Is it me or does SH look like Aqualung? CW
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I noticed that too....... [img]http://0whome0.homestead.com/files/AquaHussein.jpeg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/15/2003 12:13:32 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/15/2003 12:14:36 PM EDT by GiggleSmith]
[url]http://us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20031214/capt.xel10512141731.iraq_saddam_capture_xel105.jpg[/url] Let me be the first one to say that the soldier is a member of III Corps. Edited to fix a typo.
Link Posted: 12/15/2003 12:22:21 PM EDT
Originally Posted By SNorman: [url]http://us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20031214/capt.xel10512141731.iraq_saddam_capture_xel105.jpg[/url] What kind of rifle is on his back? Or is something in the way making it look funny...
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Its a mag pouch.
Link Posted: 12/15/2003 12:27:57 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/15/2003 12:28:22 PM EDT by The_Macallan]
[img]http://us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/nm/20031214/mdf427794.jpg[/img] An Iraqi journalist shouts out and cries at a news conference following the arrest of ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein in Baghdad December 14, 2003. Cheering Iraqis in the audience shouted 'Death to Saddam!' [b]An Iraqi first, journalist second. Mike Wallace, Dan Rather and the rest of the usual suspects in the US media could learn a thing from these Iraqis[/b]
Link Posted: 12/15/2003 12:33:15 PM EDT
I wish I was contacted prior to his capture. I could subcontract a concrete mixer to fill that in nicely. I only mark up my rates 10%.
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