**fallujah, here we come**

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    The American forces were told they are in a battle of historical importance like the "Battle of the Alamo" and are going to "kick some butt."
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    "Nov 8, 2004 — By Michael Georgy

    FALLUJA (Reuters) - Thousands of U.S. Marines and Iraqi troops backed by tanks stormed into Falluja as night fell on Monday, the start of a fierce ground assault to retake the rebel stronghold.

    Several tanks thrust into the city and guerrillas were putting up some resistance, Marine radio traffic showed.

    Intense U.S. air strikes, artillery and mortar fire rained down. This reporter heard the crackle of firefights as troops advanced at least four blocks into the militant stronghold, with helicopters flying overhead."

    Full article at:
    http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory?id=236276

 
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