Major Battles In Iraq

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Major Battles In Iraq

  1. 1. The major battles of Iraq By: Nicole, Chris, Anna, Avi, and Max
  2. 3. The Battle of Fallujah <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>It was called &quot;some of the heaviest urban combat U.S. Marines have been involved in since the Battle of Huế City in Vietnam.&quot; </li></ul>
  3. 4. The Battle of Nasiriyah <ul><li>The first major battles of 2003 in the invasion of Iraq. </li></ul><ul><li>Heavy fighting took place in the southern part of the city. </li></ul><ul><li>It was over the key bridges over the Euphrates River and the Saddam Canal. </li></ul>
  4. 5. The Battle Debecka Pass <ul><li>Known as the Battle of Debecka Ridge. </li></ul><ul><li>A successful operation launched by U.S. Special Forces to secure a major crossroads near the village of Debecka. </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. Army Special Forces were given the task to capture a strategically important junction between Mosul and Kirkuk. </li></ul>

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