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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REX2003041012 - Iraq, April (UPI) --A member of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers guards a Styx anti ship missile found in the Maqal area of Basra, Iraq, in April, 2003. rlw/REX FEATURES UPI.**Europe Out**
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