facebook
twitter
search
search

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
25 of 25
REX20030041101 - BASRA, Iraq, April (UPI) -- A Challenger 2 Tank from the Queen's Royal Lancers holds a position as a local biker rides by in Basra, Iraq, in April, 2003. rlw/REX FEATURES UPI.**Europe Out**
| License Photo
Most Popular
Green Bay Packers' win over Dallas Cowboys feels 'special'
FBI catches one of its Most Wanted fugitives in Texas
Trump promises 'insurance for everybody' as rallies held nationwide for Obamacare
Nazi death camp researchers unearth pendant with Anne Frank link
Trump blasts CIA director after criticism on Russia