The Fall of Baghdad

(New York Times) Much of Baghdad tumbled into American hands on Wednesday, although fighting had not subsided entirely. Bastions of Iraqi resistance were still holding out in north and central Iraq, military officials said. Ten or more Iraqi regular army divisions were still deployed in the field, though many others have collapsed without a fight. An enormous arsenal of conventional weapons was still hidden around the country where tens of thousands of Hussein loyalists, Baath Party officials, and Iraqi soldiers have apparently gone home or underground.

2003-04-10 00:00:00

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