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Battle of Basra

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GWT: WRAP Dramatic footage of battle for Basra suburb, British artillery

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Battle of Basra 2003 • Iraq War - military

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Iraq 2003: The Fall of Basra

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Iraq war analysis: British troops relive a harrowing rescue mission in Basra

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IRAQ WAR - Basra, British Troops (3 PARA)

The Battle of Basra began on 25 March 2008, when the Iraqi Army launched an operation to drive the Mahdi Army militia out of the southern Iraqi city of Basra. The operation was the first major operation to be planned and carried out by the Iraqi Army since the invasion of 2003.
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