Camponogara, Italy (Italian Republic)
ITALIAN SOLDIERS STAND TO ATTENTION BESIDE THE COFFIN OF SLAIN CORPORAL MATTEO VANZAN.
Italian soldiers stand to attention beside Corporal Matteo Vanzan's coffin during his funeral in Camponogara, northern Italy May 20, 2004. Vanzan, from a Venice-based regiment, died on Monday following a mortal attack on the third day of on-going violent skirmishes between Italian troops and Shi'ite militia in southern Iraq. REUTERS/Pool DJM/JV