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Letter From Kuwait
 The Hilton's Strange Embed Fellows (The Washington Post, 3/7/03)
 Video:Post's Richard Leiby in Kuwait
With the Marines Entering Baghdad
Marines Sweep Through Eastern Half of Baghdad
BAGHDAD, April 9 -- By the time night fell, thousands of Marines had swept through the eastern half of Baghdad, occupying a vast swath of territory that included Baghdad University, several foreign embassies, a presidential palace and a home of Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz.

IN THE FIELD: With the Marines
Troops Pause After Battle in 'Hell on Earth'
OUTSKIRTS OF BAGHDAD, Iraq, April 7 -- After a day advancing on the Iraqi capital inch by inch, Marines hunkered down tonight for a nerve-wracking pause in a downtrodden neighborhood one Marine described as "hell on earth."

IN THE FIELD: In Southern Iraq
In Pursuit of Answers, and Loot, in Basra
BASRA, Iraq, April 7 -- They came early to the abandoned Office of Public Safety today, an imposing high-rise in the Mazlaq neighborhood that was Basra's most notorious political prison. Some came looking for clues to the fate of the missing. Others came looking for revenge.
 Inside University Gates, the Burning and the Bodies

IN THE FIELD: With the 101st Airborne Division
For Infantrymen, Hardships Are Many And Nothing Is Easy
KARBALA, Iraq, April 6 -- In a war dominated by armored juggernauts and precision munitions dropped from 20,000 feet, infantrymen are the proverbial boots-on-the-ground.

On a Busy Night, Beds Fill Up With U.S. Soldiers, Iraqi POWs and Civilians
U.S. MOBILE ARMY SURGICAL HOSPITAL 212, Central Iraq, April 5 -- In its busiest day since the war began, MASH 212 treated dozens of casualties Sunday, "seeing the whole span of suffering in war," according to one doctor.

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