Events for Wednesday 20th March 2013
On This Day in History
Start of Iraq War20th March 2003
The Iraq War, also known as The Second Gulf War, Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation New Dawn, is an ongoing military campaign which began on March 20th 2003, with the invasion of Iraq by a multinational force led by troops from the United States and the United Kingdom.
Further ReadingBaghdad or Bust
(Hardback - 224 pages)
by Mike Ryan
This is the true and compelling story of the sensationally successful joint US and UK campaign to liberate Iraq from the oppressive regime of Saddam Hussein from its conception to dramatic conclusion. The author describes the meticulous planning, and looks into the logistical and political problems. He also delves into… Read more...Only £19.95 at Pen & Sword Books.