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Subject: GAS ATTACK  
Not Finally Evaluated Intelligence 
 
TO FACILITATE ELECTRONIC ACCESS, THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN 
REFORMATTED TO ELIMINATE INFORMATION THAT DOES NOT PERTAIN 
TO GULF WAR ILLNESS ISSUES OR THAT IS CLASSIFIED. A COPY OF 
THIS REDACTED DOCUMENT, IN ORIGINAL FORMAT, IS AVAILABLE ON 
REQUEST. 
 
 
 
                                  CIA 224472 
 
NEVER PARTICIPATED IN A GAS ATTACK 
 
                                                THE IRAQI 
ARMY HAD SPECIAL FOUR-PIECE HEAVY (15O MM PLUS) HOWITZER 
BATTERIES. 
UNDERSTANDS THAT THESE BATTERIES ARE SUPPLIED WITH CW 
SHELLS.  FROM WHAT 
                 HEARD ABOUT THESE SHELLS, THEY MAY BE OF 
THE BINARY TYPE. 
 
 (4).       STATED THAT EVERY ARMY GARRISON CAMP HAS SOME 
CHEMICAL AMMUNITION, WHICH IS STORED IN CASES ON TRUCKS.  
THE TRUCKS ARE PARKED IN SEMI-UNDERGROUND STALLS, PROTECTED 
FROM ABOVE BY AN EARTH OR REINFORCED-CONCRETE COVER.  ALL 
THESE TRUCKS WERE GUARDED BY SPECIAL        GUARDS. 
            D. (1).  
        THAT BETWEEN THE TOWNS OF TIKRIT AND BAYJI, CLOSE TO 
THE KHALED BEN WALID AIR BASE.  THERE WAS A CHEMICAL WEAPONS 
PRODUCTION FACILITY.  ALLEGEDLY WORKED IN THAT AREA AT ONE 
TIME. 
        THE AIR BASE WAS THERE TO PROTECT THE FACILITY FROM 
AIR ATTACK 
 
        END OF MESSAGE 
 
 
 
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