Our Eyes on the Battlefield

The photojournalist Robert Capa once said, "If your pictures aren't good enough, you're not close enough." For Gulf War II, TIME's photographers are as close as they can be. Yuri Kozyrev, James Nachtwey and Patrick Robert are in Baghdad, getting pictures of the city as it suffers the trauma of bombardment. Four others--James Hill, Benjamin Lowy, Christopher Morris and Robert Nickelsberg--are traveling with U.S. forces as they fight their way north. Kate Brooks, Thomas Dworzak and Yunghi Kim are already there, with the Kurds in northern Iraq. Here is some of what they saw.


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