When Kids Are in the Cross Hairs

Perry, Alex
April 2003
Time;4/21/2003, Vol. 161 Issue 16, p57
Details an April 2003 battle in Karbala, Iraq in which there was street fighting between Fedayeen Saddam and the United States infantry. Perspective of Lieutenant Colonel Chris Holden on the killing of children by Bravo Company, part of the 502nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne, during an intense fire fight; Strategic importance of Karbala; Historical significance of the city; How two squads, led by sergeants David C. Brown and Patrick Jarchow, moved through the city; Casualties, including Specialist Larry Brown.


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