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Iraq GoPro Combat - Navy Seal Sniper Assaults ISIS Held House In Close Combat Near Mosul
Combat footage: Iraqi troops clash with ISIS in battle for Ramadi
Navy Seal who fought in Battle of Ramadi on the fight against ISIS
The Fall of Ramadi: How ISIS Seized a Key Iraqi City
The Battle of Ramadi (2015–16) was a battle launched by the forces of Iraq to successfully recapture the city of Ramadi from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), which had taken the city earlier in 2015 in a previous battle. Air power was a major component of the battle, with the United States and other nations conducting over 850 airstrikes in the Ramadi area from July 2015 to late February 2016, and the US crediting airstrikes with 80% of the reason why the city was recaptured. By February 2016, Iraqi forces successfully recaptured the city after two and a half months of fighting. It was predicted that it would take several months to clear the city of the bombs ISIL left behind, with at least 9 months needed to clear the city's Tamim District. At the time, Ramadi had suffered more damage than any other city or town in Iraq. It is the 100th battle in Ramadi since 2003.