An earlier Iraq invasion

Long before George W. Bush’s Iraq invasion, the British invaded the Middle East during WWI. Here, in a photo cleared by British censors for publication on or after March 11, 1918, this 6.5″ X 8.5″ photo contained the following caption (seen on back with British censor stamp of approval):

WITH THE TROOPS IN MESOPOTAMIA.
TURKS WHO HAVE BEEN TAKEN PRISONER BEING MARCHED DOWN NEW STREET, BAGHDAD.

 

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FOUND IN TRANSLATION: To all my Portuguese-language readers

This translation appeared on Feb. 3, 2012 in the Brazilian edition of Computerworld (the original was published in English two days before that as Is the Cloud Really Cheaper?):

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