Proud to have served with this unit during this mission!--A local Iraqi girl watches from the doorway of her home as U.S. Army 101st Airborne troops take cover July 23, 2003 near the site where they killed both Uday and Qusay Hussein in Mosul, Iraq the day before. The two sons of the former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein were cornered in an affluent home in the northern city of Mosul and killed in what U.S. military officials described as a fierce firefight that lasted for several hours.
ODD ORBIT: News Oddities around the World; Iraq War: 20 March 2003 – 15 December 2011 (8 years, 8 months, 3 weeks and 4 days) Clockwise from top: Delta Force of Task Force 20 alongside troops of 3rd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, at Uday Hussain and Qusay Hussein's hideout.; Iraqi insurgents with a flag; an Iraqi insurgent firing a MANPADS; the toppling of the Saddam Hussein statue in Firdos Square…
Soldiers with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) watch as a TOW missile strikes the side of a building that is suspected of harboring Uday and Qusay Hussein in Mosul, Iraq, July 22, 2003. Qusay and Uday were killed in a gun battle as they resisted efforts by coalition forces to apprehend and detain them. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Curtis Hargrave
Characters from the 2008 HBO series "House of Saddam" (from left to right: Saddam Kamel, Rana Hussein, Sajida Talfaq, Hussein Kamel, Saddam Hussein, Uday Hussein, Hala Hussein, Raghad Hussein, and Qusay Hussein.