2007 Photo Contest, General News, Stories, 2nd prize
Photographer

Peter Agtmael

Polaris Images

03 March, 2006

A US soldier stands over an Iraqi, whose limbs are locked in rigor mortis, after a late-night raid on a suspected bomb-maker's home in Mosul. American soldiers conduct night raids on homes in Iraq, searching for suspected insurgents. The raids, sometimes carried out in conjunction with Iraqi security forces, were a common occurrence as insurgency increased during the year.

About

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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