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

Peter Agtmael

Polaris Images

16 February, 2006

An Iraqi soldier stands guard during a late night raid in a small town outside Mosul. A large weapons cache was discovered and three men were detained. 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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