This photograph was taken late on March 19, 2003. The invasion began
during the early hours of March 20, 2003. Within one hour of this
happening, their Commander-in-Chief in Washington announced that he had
given the order.
Reuters - U.S. soldiers fed up with almost
daily bomb attacks on their patrols near Iraq's main oil
refinery are taking drastic measures to fight their shadowy
enemy -- they're walling in an entire town.
It was still dark. I got dressed in that darkness. When I was ready I grabbed an MRE (meal ready to eat) and got in the truck. I was going to go line the truck up in preparation for the raid we were about to...
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We are all in thrall to the fulgid patriarch that boils the summer sky. In Baghdad the sun claims dominion over all, there is no sector of the city that doesn%u2019t bow before its scathing wrath. The sun is utterly pitiless; those foolish enough to shed tears in the...
My time here in Iraq is, depending on how I am feeling at the time, slowly and quickly coming to an end. Right now we are using terms like Advanced party, Relief in Place (RIP), Transfer of Authority (TOA), Left Seat Ride, Right Seat Ride. We are packing foot lockers and...
Michael Yon : Online MagazineMosul, Iraq
For more than a week, I've been trying to finish the Battle for Mosul Part IV. Meanwhile, the battle for Mosul is still on. Writing about this war takes a back seat to living it. Yesterday, for instance, there was fighting and one of...
"Three weeks ago, a pastor began traveling with a small group of
followers around the country, showing up at the funerals of American
servicemen and women."
Debwire summary excerpted from the latest news articles:
According to this article (and this one), the...
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