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December 19, 2003

Saddam, sewer rat...

Hmmm, for those of us who thought Saddam was a right slimy sewer rat grown too big for his britches - turns out we might well have been right.

Rather than hiding out in a 'spider hole' there's a good chance he was hiding in a septic tank, instead.

Maj. Derek C. Schneider is a member of the U.S. Army Civil Affairs Branch, currently serving as Public Works Officer, Public Facilities Team, 308th Civil Affairs Brigade. He can be reached at He has an interesting post over at Soldiers For The Worth the read.

Thanks to Ralph H. for the tip!

In related news, here's a photo snapped clandestinely by the first soldier to see Saddam:

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