2007 Photo Contest, General News, 2nd prize

Peter Agtmael

Polaris Images

03 March, 2006

Soldiers walk pask a bullet-pocked wall in a home afetr a late night raid gone awry. Iraqi insurgents opened fire on a joint-force of Iraqi and US troops, severely wounding one American. The combined forces returned fire, killing the insurgent. The night raids were a common occurrence as insurgency increased during the year.

About the photographer

Peter Agtmael

Peter van Agtmael (b. 1981) graduated from Yale University in 2003 with a degree in history. Following graduation, he spent a year in China on the Charles P. Howland fellowship p...

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