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Major Battles In Iraq

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Student project documenting major battles in Iraq

Student project documenting major battles in Iraq

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  • 1. The major battles of Iraq By: Nicole, Chris, Anna, Avi, and Max
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  • 3. The Battle of Fallujah
    • U.S.-Iraqi offensive led by the U.S. Marine Corps against the Iraqi insurgency stronghold in the city of Fallujah, authorized by the U.S.-appointed Iraqi Interim Government.
    • It was called "some of the heaviest urban combat U.S. Marines have been involved in since the Battle of Huế City in Vietnam."
  • 4. The Battle of Nasiriyah
    • The first major battles of 2003 in the invasion of Iraq.
    • Heavy fighting took place in the southern part of the city.
    • It was over the key bridges over the Euphrates River and the Saddam Canal.
  • 5. The Battle Debecka Pass
    • Known as the Battle of Debecka Ridge.
    • A successful operation launched by U.S. Special Forces to secure a major crossroads near the village of Debecka.
    • U.S. Army Special Forces were given the task to capture a strategically important junction between Mosul and Kirkuk.

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