July 22 – Uday and Qusay Hussein, sons of Saddam Hussein, are killed by the U.S. military in Iraq, after being tipped off by an informant.

July 22 – Uday and Qusay Hussein, sons of Saddam Hussein, are killed by the U.S. military in Iraq, after being tipped off by an informant.

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.

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.

Troops of the US Army 101st Airborne division surrounding Uday and Qusay Hussein's hideout - "House of Saddam" (2008)

Troops of the US Army 101st Airborne division surrounding Uday and Qusay Hussein's hideout - "House of Saddam" (2008)

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…

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…

Qusay Hussein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Qusay Hussein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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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

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.

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.

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