As the piles of missiles and rockets dug from the desert floor grew, smiles on &to=http://english.pravda.ru/world/20/92/373/15873_Kyrgyzstan.html' target=_blank>U.S. Army soldiers' faces turned to scowls of serious concern.
Working on a tip from an informant, soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division on Tuesday dug up more than a thousand aging rockets and missiles wrapped in plastic, some of which had been buried as recently as two weeks ago, Army officials said.
"This is the mother load, right here," Sgt. Jeremy Galusha, 25, of Dallas, Ore., said, leaning on a shovel after uncovering more than 20 Soviet missiles.