Camp Victory in Iraq Now A Military Ghost Town

ABC's Martha Raddatz returns to the military base, uncovers what is left behind.
0:33 | 12/14/11

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It is a military ghost town now in Erie -- base where 70000. Americans once lived. This is victory -- last time I was here and this is it today. The US troops helicopters humvees all gone now. But there is a lot of America that is being left behind. File cabinet. Generators water tanks refrigerators. And -- housing units along with the beds inside. And this is happening across the country the Americans estimate the equipment alone is worth more than 350. Million dollars. And we managed to make our way into the former division headquarters of top commanders here. What's classified maps of -- -- we're still laid out near expensive desks conference tables computers. And the latest in flat screen TV. This is one of the operation centers where generals would get updates battle updates on the war every day they've left behind all these screens I remember that most of them would displayed live video feeds from drones and other surveillance aircraft. So why not take all of this back. The military offers a simple answer it. It would cost more than 600. Million to move all the US equipment in Iraq back to America. Nearly twice as much as it costs to leave it here. Martha Raddatz ABC news Baghdad.

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