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In Ramadi, Steel Nerves Needed for Night Ride

A red sun sinks behind a dusty row of tents at Camp Ramadi, and another shift begins for the dogged crew of soldiers and Marines who nightly scour this city’s streets for bombs. Finding them is never a problem — the trick is to make sure they don’t blow up first. Insurgents planted more than 240 bombs on Ramadi’s roads over 30 days from mid-June to mid-July. Half of the bombs were spotted and destroyed; the other half found their targets. Across the country, the devices are the biggest killer of U.S. forces. Full Story

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