Good, maybe the stupid politicians and diplomats will actually let the military do its job this time and stop interfering.
U.S. forces stormed into western districts of Fallujah early Monday, seizing the main city hospital and securing two key bridges over the Euphrates river in what appeared to be the first stage of the long-expected assault on the insurgent stronghold.
An AC-130 gunship raked the city with 40 mm cannon fire as explosions from U.S. artillery lit up the night sky. Intermittent artillery fire blasted southern neighborhoods of Fallujah, and orange fireballs from high explosive airbursts could be seen above the rooftops.
Blogs of War and Captains Quarters
Brain Shavings with some excellent maps and backstory on the units involved in the attack and on Fallujah.
Let's make a parking lot out of it!
A lesson on what happens if you collectively shoot at a Marine . . . or an Iraqi National Guardsman, for that matter!
Posted by: large on November 8, 2004 09:54 AM