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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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BAS2003040502 - BASRA, Iraq, April 5 (UPI) -- A member of the Irish Guard, also known as the Desert Rats, watches the skyline of Basra for enemy activity on April 5, 2003. British troops have moved just outside the city of Basra and have been conducting raids on resistance groups in Iraq's second largest city. dg/cc/cc/Chris Corder UPI
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