4,929. 4/9/2003

In Iraq, “By April 9 [2003] Baghdad had fallen, and two days later U.S. and Kurdish fighters captured the final stronghold of Mosul to the north. In a campaign that lasted just over three weeks, 300,000 coalition troops had been deployed and only 140 had lost their lives.”

 – Peter Lance, 1000 Years For Revenge, Page 439

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