Hell in a very small place
There could hardly be a better commentator on the events unfolding in Fallujah than The Belmont Club. Read the whole thing.
|The Bakersfield Californian reports that US forces have reached the major east-west highway that runs through Fallujah.
To realize the significance of this, refer to this map from Global Security, which shows the start lines of the participating American units: USMC 3/1, USMC 3/5, Army 2/7 Cavalry, USMC 1/8, USMC 1/3 and Army 2/2 Infantry. These units were attacking north to south, down towards the highway. The east-west highway referred to in the paragraph above is the bright green line running horizontally across the map. US Army armor is now on that highway, after advancing south and probably swinging west. US forces are probably waiting across the highway...
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