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A Look At Fallujah, The Bloodiest Battle For American Forces In The Iraq War, 10 Years Later03:53
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Cpl. Will McDermott, front, from Phoenix, Ariz and other Marines from the 1st Battalion 5th Marines sleep in their fighting holes in Fallujah, Iraq in 2004. (John Moore/AP)
Cpl. Will McDermott, front, from Phoenix, Ariz and other Marines from the 1st Battalion 5th Marines sleep in their fighting holes in Fallujah, Iraq in 2004. (John Moore/AP)
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Friday marks the 10th anniversary of the second battle of Fallujah. It was the bloodiest battle for American troops of the Iraq War, with nearly 100 dead, including a Marine from Massachusetts.

WBUR's Alex Ashlock joins Morning Editiong to report on the battle that was part of a mission to clear out insurgents in the city near Baghdad. Ashlock will also discuss the battle on Here & Now later this afternoon. Hear the full report in the audio player above.

This segment aired on November 6, 2014.

Alex Ashlock Twitter Producer, Here & Now
Alex Ashlock has been a producer for Here & Now since 2005. He started his WBUR career as senior producer of Morning Edition in 1998.

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