A Libyan rebel poses with his antique bolt-action rifle. He said that it was an American-made 1911; it is actually an Italian-made Carcano. That rifle was most widely used during World War II but can still be found in use in western Libya. Rahibat, Libya. July 16, 2011.
Members of a rebel battalion occupy a school to refit and prepare for their next operation. Zintan, Libya. July 20, 2011.
A silhouette designed for target practice is painted with the colors of the rebel flag and staked on top of a berm at a checkpoint, Kikla, Libya. July 18, 2011
A checkpoint in Kikla, Libya. July 17, 2011
Somewhere between Jadu and Rahibat, Libya. July 15, 2011.
A school in Zintan is turned into a HQ fora rebel battalion. Zintan, Libya. July 17, 2011.
A mechanic who has repurposed his work to fabricate weapons platforms takes a break outside of shop in Zintan, Libya. July 18, 2011.
A rebel stands with his FN FAL STG 58, a 1950s era Austrian battle rifle, one month before the final assault on Tripoli. Kikla, Libya. July 16, 2011.
A government building in Zintan has slogans supporting the revolution, a free Libya, and a free Zintan. July 20, 2011
Milad Saadi (center, in red, white, and green hat), a former EOD technician in Gaddafi's army, leads a rebel de-mining team clearing T-AB-1 anti-personnel mines left by Gaddafi's forces.
Caution tape marks an area that has yet to be cleared of land mines by Milad Saadi and his team. Gawalish, Libya. June 18, 2011.
All the gas stations are closed in western Libya and all the fuel is being brought in from Tunisia. Gas is sold from tanks in the beds of pickup trucks. Jedu, Libya. July 16, 2011.
A family who fled Tripoli without telling anyone takes shelter in a bare house with no electricity in Zintan, Libya. July 19, 2011.
Milad Saadi and his team of de-miners pray before going to work clearing T-AB-1 anti-personnel mines left by Gaddafi's forces. The probe used to search the ground for mines can be seen in the foreground. Gawalish, Libya. July 18, 2011.
The Dahiba border crossing between Libya and Tunisia. Welcome to free Libya. Dahiba, Libya. July 20, 2011.