The Fall of Baghdad, 10th Anniversary
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 |
As that statue of Saddam Hussein so famously fell, so did Baghdad.
Ten years ago, yesterday, invading coalition troops took the Iraqi capital.
At the time, the invasion of Iraq seemed to have gone more easily and more quickly than anyone had expected. But it would soon turn uglier, deadlier and longer.
On April 9, 2003, we brought you sounds from Iraq. Here is what As It Happens sounded like, on that day: