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The Battle of Basra

Unit/ Formation: 42 Cdo RM Location: Iraq Period/ Conflict: Iraq War (2003 - 2009) Year: 2003 Date/s: 6 April 2003

42 Commando supported by a squadron of challenger II from the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards assaulted the city from the south, they took the Iraqi's by surprise, M company secured 5 bridges in the city whilst the Fedayeen fled into the city.

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