2003 US invasion of Iraq

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In History
  • Rumsfield devises plan to invade Iraq

    Rumsfield devises plan to invade Iraq
    President Bush/Vice President Cheney order Donald Rumsfeld to start creating secret plan of invasion of Iraq.
  • Marketing of War

    White House Iraq Group set up to coordinate the marketing of the war.
  • Saddam is a "grave and gathering danger"

    Saddam is a "grave and gathering danger"
    President Bush declares that Saddam’s Regime “was a grave and gathering danger”
  • Colin Powell goes before UN

    Colin Powell goes before UN
    Colin Powell goes before UN to make case for invasion of Iraq
  • Quick reaction force

    Quick reaction force
    Tillman’s Platoon becomes QRF (Quick reaction force)
  • Tomahawk Cruise Missiles hurl themselves towards Iraq

    Tomahawk Cruise Missiles hurl themselves towards Iraq
    Three dozen Toma-hawk cruise missles thundered from their launching bays on warships in the Persian Gulf and Red Sea then headed towards Iraq.
  • SEAL Team Six to engage Qadisiyah Airbase

    SEAL Team Six to engage Qadisiyah Airbase
    Tillman’s Platoon goes with Navy’s SEAL Team Six to engage Qadisiyah Airbase without Pat and Kevin Tillman