By Edgar A. Stitt
This e-book is devoted to the reminiscence of professional ClarenceA. money, scout, 4th Battalion, 66th Armor, third Brigade, third Infantry department, killed in motion, Feb.27, 1991, in the course of offensive operations opposed to the Iraqi Medina Republican safeguard department in southern Iraq.
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Iraqi BMP-1 armored personnel carrier captured by the Headquarters, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Inf. Div. A line up of captured Iraqi equipment. From left a 57mm antiaircraft gun, 2 T-72M main battle tanks and an SU-23-4 antiaircraft gun . S. artillery fire. , 3rd Inf. Div. S. occupied southern Iraq and Iraq . S. soldier. On top of the MTLB is a 23mm antiaircraft gun . The Chaparral antiaircraft missile system didn't see any action in the war because the Iraqi air force chose to hide or flee into Iran. , 3rd Inf.
After his return to Germany Jurado was promoted to Sergeant. S. , 66th Armor, Cmd. Sg!. Major Juan Chavez, searches through Iraqi gear for possible boobytraps. The author takes a quick break to clean his fingernails during the ground offensive of the Persian Gulf War. Staff Sg!. , 3rd Inf. , stands beside a road sign in southern Iraq. Vilseck and A-burg (Aschaffenberg) , Germany were two of the German cities soldiers of the VII Corps deployed from . The patch is the shoulder insignia of the 3rd Inf.
Intelligence reports indicated enemy soldiers and armored vehicles were manning defensive positions in and around the objective. Expecting a fight, the Cottonbalers started to move-in . Suddenly,small, then larger groups of Iraqisbegan emerging from the defensive positions with their hands-up and white flags flying. The assault was halted long enough to round the enemy up and move them to the rear. Psychological warfare teams supporting the brigade encouraged the enemy to surrender by playing tapes on loudspeakers urging the Iraqis to g ive-up the fight and live to see their families again.