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.
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REX2003041015 - Iraq, April (UPI) -- Members of Lima Company carry out river operations outside of a Basra, Iraq palace, in April, 2003. They check all fishermen and other boats travelling on the Shat Al Arib. rlw/REX FEATURES UPI.**Europe Out**
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