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|