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Bomb crater, 1991

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: November 1, 2017

Gus Schuettler ©Stars and Stripes
Sirsenk, Iraq, May, 1991: 1st Lt. Louis A. Paradis of the 66th Maintenance Battalion out of Kaiserslautern, Germany, takes a look at a huge crater in a runway that was attacked by B-52 bombers during the Gulf War. Army engineers and Navy Seabees were working to repair the runway for use by C-130 transport planes bringing supplies for returning Kurdish refugees.
 

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