Ambush Alley: The Most Extraordinary Battle of the Iraq War [Tim Pritchard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. March 23, U.S. Marines. Ambush Alley Games LLC. likes · 1 talking about this. Three time Origins Award nominees and makers of Force on Force, Tomorrow’s War, and Ambush Z. . The Battle of Nasiriyah was fought between the US 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade and Iraqi . Craparotta) held open Ambush Alley as the rest of RCT-1 passed through Nasiriyah on the night of 24–25 March. Partly as a result of RCT- 1’s.

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Huge M1 tanks leading the attack were rendered ineffective when they became mired in an open sewer. More than were wounded and 1, captured.

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Battle of Nasiriyah

Read it Forward Read it first. The Author does an amazing job of describing the confusion and chaos the individual Marines are experiencing, while never leaving the reader confused.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. The UK Pathfinders zoomed up and down roads behind the lines in Iraqi territory using speed, daring and aggression as defensive ingredients.

ambushh The 1st Battalion of the 2nd Marines, consisting of three companies Alpha, Bravo and Charlie plus a National Guard Tank team and other associated assets were tasked with capturing the town of of Al Nasiriyaah and especially the bridge across the Euphrates at the southern approach to town and the other bridge across the Saddam Hussein canal at the northern end.

A Girl Called Renee: Ambush Alley truly takes you into the crucible of battle. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Presidio Press; Reprint edition September 26, Language: On 3 April, The Washington Post ran a front-page story which read: There were no US casualties. A friendly-fire incident occurred when two As from the Pennsylvania Air National Guard strafed the amphibious assault vehicles of Charlie Company by mistake, killing at least one Marine, and possibly as many as 17 Marines, over ambjsh course ambuwh multiple passes.


Sep 26, Pages. Page 1 1 Start over Page 1 1. Insurgent attacks of the Iraq War. In an attempt to rescue the missing soldiers and seize the bridges before the Iraqis could destroy them, the Marines decided to advance their attack on the city by twenty-four hours.

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At the heart of the drama were the fifty or so young Marines, most of whom had never been to war, who were embroiled in a battle of epic proportions from which neither their commanders nor the technological might of the U. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Marines from the Task Force Tarawa are caught up in one of the most unexpected battles of the Iraq War.

Set up a giveaway. USAF planes called in for fire support play their own part in the unfolding cataclysm when they accidentally strafed the vehicles. How could a young child survive all this? Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

Both the Pathfinders and the Marines ended up admiring the properties of each other.

Previous page of related Sponsored Products. Then I read them both twice again. One truck was crushed by the traversing mm gun barrel of a Type QM tank. Archived from the original on 9 November However fighting continued in the city until 1 April when Iraqi resistance in the city was defeated.


Ambish and Iraqi forces in the heart of a densely populated city, with several hundred thousand civilians caught in the crossfire.

On that fateful day, Marines came across the burned-out remains of a U. The Odyssey of Pat Tillman. Sponsored Products are advertisements for products sold by merchants on Amazon.

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Journalist deaths by U. What started off as a routine maneuver to secure two key bridges in the town of Nasiriyah in southern Iraq degenerated into a nightmarish twenty-four-hour urban clash in which eighteen young Alleey lost their lives and more than thirty-five others were wounded. In the resulting chaos, the th became divided into three smaller groups as it attempted to move south, out of Nasiriyah.

Archived from the original on 1 December Iraqi casualties were — dead. Retrieved 5 April They also illuminate how crucial communications are in actions of this type.

The New York Times. By 27 March, most Iraqi resistance in the city had been subdued and the focus of the battle shifted from full combat to cordon-and-search operations. Regimental Combat Team 2. Peeples ordered his tanks forward to allley as many soldiers as possible. On 24 April, Private Lynch testified before Congress.

Please try again later. With Apache Company in the lead, 2nd Allet attacked north on Highway 7, coming under fire from a heavily defended compound north of the city.