REVEALEDInside Gaddafi's Compound: Photos08.23.11REVEALEDInside Gaddafi's Compound: PhotosA look at the once secretive and heavily guarded Bab al-Aziziya, as rebels overrun the heart of Gaddafi's 42-year-old regime.08.23.11 8:02 PM ETSergey Ponomarev / AP PhotoRebel fighters gesture as they stomp on a part of a statue of Muammar Gaddafi inside the main compound in Bab Al-Aziziya in Tripoli, Libya, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011. Gaddafi had the statue of a fist crushing an American plane installed in front of the house after it was bombed in 1986. Sergey Ponomarev / AP PhotoRebel fighters trample on the head of a Muammar Gadhafi statue inside the main compound. Sergey Ponomarev / AP PhotoRebel fighters seen inside. "This is Gaddafi's Pentagon," Noman Benotman, a British think-tanker and former Libyan Islamist opposition guerrilla commander, said. Alexandre Meneghini / AP PhotoRebel supporters celebrate the successful attack on the heart of the Gaddafi regime, though by Tuesday there was still no sign of the colonel. Sergey Ponomarev / AP PhotoRebel fighters carry out stuff in the main Muammar Gaddafi compound. Sergey Ponomarev / AP PhotoPeople carry off a portrait of Muammar Gaddafi inside a hotel in Tripoli. Sergey Ponomarev / AP PhotoA rebel fighter gestures as he stands on a monument inside the Bab al-Aziziya compound in Tripoli Tuesday.