War in Iraq
Marines Get Hands-On Civics Lesson
To fill the vacuum left by the fall of Hussein's government, the Marines have divided the city among young officers, directing them to try to quell lawlessness and gather up weapons stashed throughout the city.
Marines' New Mission: Restoring Law and Order
The Marines who helped push Saddam Hussein from power have started to spend their time discouraging looting, patrolling streets and bridges and destroying discarded weapons before they can be used to commit crimes.
An Iraqi Official's Better Home and Garden
The home of Tariq Aziz revealed a man who led a rich and varied life.
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.
Marines Battle Their Way Toward Central Baghdad
Marines picked their way toward central Baghdad Tuesday, rolling across a tributary of the Tigris River and taking control of an expansive industrial complex southeast of the Iraqi capital.
In the News
Troops Pause After Battle in 'Hell on Earth' (Post, April 8, 2003)
Marines Find Chemical Suits, Labs at Atomic Energy Site: Further Analysis of Complex Sought (Post, April 7, 2003)
Marines Warily Hunt Unseen Enemy (Post, April 6, 2003)
For Marines, A Fight With A Foe That Never Arrived: 'Heavy Engagement' Becomes No Engagement (Post, April 4, 2003)
Lunch Seals Deal With Locals (Post, March 31, 2003)
Marines in South Struggle to Identify Roving Militiamen: 'Different Kind of Enemy' Emerges (Post, March 28, 2003)
One Shot, and War Becomes Real: Ambush Ends Quiet Days for Marines Escorting Tankers (Post, March 27, 2003)
Logistics Key to Success of Marines' Move North: Keeping Supplies Flowing Is Key To Marines' Success (Post, March 24, 2003)
Marines Lay Their Hands on a 'Jewel' (Post, March 22, 2003)
When the Enemy Doesn't Fight Back (Post, March 20, 2003)
Training 'Strategic Corporals' (Post, March 19, 2003; 1:05 PM)
If Marine 'Doc' Must Pick Up a Gun, It Will Be a Sniper Rifle (Post, March 18, 2003)
The Few, the Proud, the Green: Young Marines Learn on Job (Post, March 14, 2003)
A High-Tech Pilot Who Keeps His Feet on the Ground (Post, March 7, 2003)
Marines Greet Visitors From 'Civilization': Confined to Kuwaiti Camps, Marines Crave Goods From Outside World (Post, March 6, 2003; 1:01 PM)
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