ADMIT SHOOTING IRAQI CIVILIANS
today admitted they routinely gun down Iraqi civilians -
some of whom are entirely innocent.
As distrust of the
invading forces increases amongst the local population
US soldiers said they have killed civilians without
hesitation, shot injured opponents and abandoned them to
die in agony.
The testimonies of
the troops on the ground further expose George Bush's
claims about the role his forces are playing in the
failing reconstruction of Iraq.
Class John Meadows summed up the prevailing attitude
amongst his colleagues telling the Evening Standard that
Iraqi fighters were dressed in civilian clothes.
distinguish between who's trying to kill you and who's
not," he said.
"Like, the only way
to get through s*** like that was to concentrate on
getting through it by killing as many people as you can,
people you know are trying to kill you. Killing them
first and getting home."
And in an admission
that directly contrasts with the line coming out from
the Pentagon's spin doctors Specialist Corporal Michael
Richardson added: "There was no dilemma when it came to
shooting people who were not in uniform, I just pulled
"It was up close
and personal the whole time, there wasn't a big
distance. If they were there, they were enemy, whether
in uniform or not. Some were, some weren't."
scene during combat Richardson admitted shooting injured
soldiers and leaving them to die.
He said: "S***, I
didn't help any of them. I wouldn't help the f******.
There were some you let die. And there were some you
Making a shooting
sign with his hand he went on:
"Once you'd reached the
objective, and once you'd shot them and you're moving
through, anything there, you shoot again. You didn't
want any prisoners of war. You hate them so bad while
you're fighting, and you're so terrified, you can't
really convey the feeling, but you don't want them to
And despite there
being no link between Iraq and the September 11 attacks
Richardson admitted that it gave him his motivation to
"There's a picture
of the World Trade Centre hanging up by my bed and I
keep one in my flak jacket. Every time I feel sorry for
these people I look at that. I think, 'They hit us at
home and, now, it's our turn.' I don't want to say
payback but, you know, it's pretty much payback."
NOTE: The Americans are hitting our homes for decades,
playing the victum role does not suite them. If the U.S.
is a victum then compared to that mr. Stalin is a saint.
source: mirror - Jun 19 2003