The First Battle Of The Iraq War (2003)

M1 Abrams in battle in Iraq (Public domain)

When people think of the Iraq war they remember battles like Fallujah and Baghdad but few people remember the very first battle of the war. The opening salvo of the Iraq War was one of great strategic importance. Iraq only has one port capable of handling large volumes of shipping, Umm Qasr. It is a city located south of the major…

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