Several cars drive past a traffic policeman, standing under a large umbrella in a circular post at the center of a road, in Baghdad, Iraq. He signals as cars pass. Workers construct new buildings in a housing development. Workers mix mortar that women carry in containers on their heads, to masons working on the buildings. A man drawing water from a river, by means of a "Sanya," a pulley arrangement using self-emptying leather bags (called dalw) hauled by donkeys walking up and down a small hill.
A radio transmission tower and a statue in Baghdad, Iraq. A radio transmission tower outside Baghdad. A transmission headquarters building. A vehicle moves away from the building. Equestrian statue of King Faisal I of Iraq, in King Faisal Square, at the end of Haifa street, Baghdad, Iraq
United States MAAG (Military Assistance Advisory Group) and military mission in Baghdad, Iraq Administrative activities at MAAG office building of Baghdad. Major D.L. Price checks papers brought by his subordinate. Aerial view of Baghdad city and the Tigris River. Aerial view of the ruins of Ctesiphon in Salman Pak (30 Km south of Baghdad).
A market place and a street in Baghdad, Iraq. A copperware shop at a market place. Two American women looking at copperware articles in the shop. One of the women holding a jug and the other holding a plate talk to the shopkeeper. Several men behind the shopkeeper watching the women. View of a native street in Baghdad. Children standing in front of shops lining a street. Men walking about in the street. A man on a horseback moves through the street. A soldier walking through the street.
United States MAAG (Military Assistance Advisory Group) and military mission in Baghdad, Iraq. Military trucks emerge from the Ministry of Defense building. View of Kadhiman mosque in Baghdad. American Army instructor holds a class on mobile 40mm anti-aircraft gun for native Iraqi soldiers.
A revolt and quick military overthrow of the government of Iraq. Major General Abdul Kareem el-Kassim arrives in Baghdad. A military jeep followed by Iraqi soldiers on motorbike passes through streets of Baghdad. View of the Iraqi General and military defense building. Damaged buildings and vehicles can be seen in city. Iraqi soldiers marching in streets.