14th July Monument Baghdad, Iraq

Pictures and text by Marla Manyweathers

This monument sits on a traffic circle in the International Zone Baghdad, Iraq. It intersects Arbataash Tamuz (14 July) and Al Kindi Street. This area is the Karkh District in west-central Baghdad. Formerly this area was the location of government official's homes and government ministries.


View from the road the traffic circle coming from the 14th July Bridge
View of the front
Front of the monument; The plaque reads "The Iraqi Soldier Monument 14th July Revolution 1958"
The red material drape over the soldier is the current Iraq Flag
The back of the monument
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