Baghdad Falls to Invading U.S. Forces Hot

Baghdad Falls to Invading U.S. Forces

Fall of Baghdad, Fall of Saddam's Statue

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Baghdad falls to the U.S. forces which had invaded Iraq in January. In an action carrying a great deal of symbolism, US marines help Iraqi citizens topple a giant statue of Saddam Hussein located in the center of Baghdad.

At the same time, however, there is widespread looting throughout the city.



Iraq; US forces enters central Baghdad, 9th of April 2003

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