M4 Sherman 105. Large numbers of WWII era armored vehicles were discovered on Iraqi army bases during the Iraq war. This is a Sherman with the VVSS suspension and the 105mm howitzer. Some armor for Russian lend-lease was shipped through Persia. At the end of the war, leftover stocks like this vehicle were given to Persia as military assistance.
Mar 22, 2014. Every year hundreds of tons of unexploded First World War shells are found on the battlefields of France and Belgium – two workmen were killed in Ypres yesterday when one blew up on a building site. High explosive shells are found almost every day and are left on the side of the road for bomb disposal teams to pick up. But there is evidence that some collectors dig up these bombs and try to sell it.