Assumption of Command

09 May 2005

Big Assault

This is important. Most of the bad guys come from other countries and this was a key spot for them.

U.S. Attack in Iraq Kills 100 Insurgents
U.S. officials described the area as a known smuggling route and a haven for foreign fighters involved in Iraq's insurgency.The assault was the biggest U.S. offensives since the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah fell last fall.