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Home > War On Terror

The Unknown Soldier

12 January 2004

Debate rages as to the identity of the soldier who posed with the newly-captured Saddam in the photo posted up on Military.com (a cheerful site, which sells Department of the Army acrylic throw rugs - a snip at $42.74 - and asks questions like: "The bloodiest battle fought on earth was...?"

This is the photograph, as released:

saddam caught

The face of the soldier gently cradling the world's most famous POW has been smudged out. But why? What is the secret behind the smudge? Just who is this mystery cradler? All we can do is guess...

And to help you guess, here's the latest TFT odds to the identity of the soldier:

soldier_odds.jpg

Current outsider (66/1) is former gubernatorial candidate and special ops extert, Gary Coleman:

gary.jpg

If anyone has any information regarding the identity of the unknown solidier, then please do drop us a line:

sharethemoment@lnreview.co.uk


For further debate on the nature of the photograph, go here.



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