March 29th- The Battle for Nasiriya


The battle for Nasiriya continued with the US marines making steady progress. On this day the Iraqis sent a suicide bomber against a US checkpoint killing four US soldiers.

The 101st Airborne launched a long range attack on Karbala. Air attacks continued and seemed to intensify over Baghdad. In the North the Iraqis withdrew to new lines closer to the strategic city of Kirkurk..

Centcom Briefing