On This Day…
On the 20th March 2003 UK and US troops invaded Iraq
A British force of 46,000 personnel, along with a US force of around 150,000 and small contingents from Australia and Poland participated in an invasion of Iraq. The main reason given for the British involvement was to eliminate a perceived threat from Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction. These were never found and neither were any links with Al-Qaeda.
This article is extracted with permission from The Corps cenetary book ‘Roger So Far’