The Digital Journalist
©Michael Kamber for The New York Times
Latafiya, Iraq, May 19, 2007 [Bravo Co. 2-15, Task Force 2-15, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division] – After an explosion that killed a U.S. soldier and wounded four others, the patrol for three missing American soldiers continues with Bravo Co. replacing Alpha Co., which began the patrol but suffered casualties. Seen here, a Bravo Co. U.S. soldier, foreground, and an Iraqi interpreter, behind him, are stuck in the mud as they traverse a field. At right, an Iraqi soldier helps. About a half-dozen soldiers were stuck in the mud for approximately 25 minutes.