Tuesday, August 26, 2003


"Major combat operations in Iraq have ended. In the battle of Iraq, the United States and our allies have prevailed." President Bush on board the USS Abraham Lincoln, 1st May (Source: CNN)

"With the death yesterday of another U.S. soldier in Iraq, the number of U.S. troops who have died there since May 1, when President Bush declared an end to major combat operations, rose to 138 -- the same number as perished during the six weeks of fighting that marked the fall of Baghdad and its immediate aftermath, according to Pentagon records." Washington Post, 26th August.


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