ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY
Gold haul in Iraq, 2003
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: April 14, 2020
Michael Abrams ©Stars and Stripes
Iraq, May, 2003: Maj. Robert Gowan, public affairs officer with the 173rd Airborne Brigade, displays the 999 bars of gold on the bed of a truck that was stopped by soldiers of the 173rd at a checkpoint on the outskirts of Kirkuk.
Stars and Stripes' 2003 story about the gold.