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Highlights: Bush Declares Combat Over
Thursday, May 1, 2003; 9:14 PM

President Bush announced Thursday that major combat operations in Iraq have ended. Speaking from the deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln, Bush thanked all the coalition forces for a swift victory and noted that the fight against terrorism begun Sept. 11, 2001 is ongoing.

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Video: Associated Press
Edited by: Anne Rittman / washingtonpost.com

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