H-1 military air base

U-2 surveillance photos
U-2 surveillance photos of bomb damage at the H-1 military air base.

This military air base is built along Iraq's most important oil pipelines. It also is one of at least three airfields positioned to launch attacks on Israel by way of Syria or Jordan, or to defend Iraq from Israeli raids, such as the 1981 attack that destroyed Iraq's atomic reactor at Osiraq.