Eyewitness.All day long, the sound of rockets, antiaircraft guns antiaircraft gun
Artillery piece fired from the ground or shipboard in defense against aerial attack. They were first used in combat in World War I, when field artillery were converted to antiaircraft use by mountings that enabled them to fire nearly vertically. , and artillery artillery, originally meant any large weaponry (including such ancient engines of war as catapults and battering rams) or war material, but later applied only to heavy firearms as opposed to small arms. pressed in from all directions. The fog of sand and smoke from the oil fires lit by Iraqis enveloped en·vel·op
tr.v. en·vel·oped, en·vel·op·ing, en·vel·ops
1. To enclose or encase completely with or as if with a covering: "Accompanying the darkness, a stillness envelops the city" the city. Drivers who dared to venture out couldn't see what was going on Just a few blocks down the road.
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In currencies, this is the abbreviation for the Nepal Rupee.
The currency market, also known as the Foreign Exchange market, is the largest financial market in the world, with a daily average volume of over US $1 trillion. ), Garrels was one of the few U.S. reporters in Baghdad when the war began on March 19, 2003. What role do journalists play in wartime? Why do they risk their lives? Would you? Explain.
--Anne Garrels, reporting from Baghad on April 7, 2003