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In pictures: Charles in Basra
Prince Charles
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The Prince of Wales wears a bullet proof jacket as he heads for Basra by helicopter.
Charles in Basra
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A Chinook helicopter lands Princes Charles and his entourage at Basra Airport.
Armed escort
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Armed soldiers escort the Prince as he heads off to meet British soldiers.
Prince Charles with troops
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Soldiers enjoy a chat and a cuppa with the Prince on the patio of Saddam Hussein's former palace.
Prince Charles with troops
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The Prince talks with British troops patrolling the streets of the Southern Iraqi city.
Prince Charles with British troops
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The Al-Sarraji Palace compound provides an ideal setting for a group photo.





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