Photos from Iraq (2008)

HMAS Parramatta

Before I came to UTS I was working at the Australian War Memorial. In late 2008 I visited Iraq and the Northern Arabian Gulf area for the Memorial, collecting and recording records of war before all Australian forces were withdrawn. This post from the AWM website explains:

http://www.awm.gov.au/blog/2009/11/04/proactive-collecting-with-hmas-parramatta/?query=HMAS+Parramatta

Recently I was advised by a former colleague that some of the photos I took (including the image above) are now available on the AWM website (which means they’ve finally cleared security):

http://www.awm.gov.au/search/all/?query=Mal+Booth&op=Search&format=list&relatedFilter=related_events&filter%5Btype%5D=Photograph&section%5B0%5D=collections

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