Brits take control of Basra (25 images)

A look back at the Battle for Basra in 2003. British forces faced fierce resistance but kept driving forward taking over control of Iraq's second largest city after days of fighting.
Updated: March 31, 2009 at 1:24 PM
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REX2003041003 - BASRA, Iraq, April (UPI) -- 42 Commando on the ground in Basra, Iraq, in April, 2003, for the first time since they enterd iraq 21 days ago. rlw/REX FEATURES UPI.**Europe Out**
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