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’

Roger So Far

The illustrated Corps Centenary book

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