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Weather Hampers U.S. Advance Toward Baghdad

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Weather Hampers U.S. Advance Toward Baghdad

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Weather Hampers U.S. Advance Toward Baghdad

Weather Hampers U.S. Advance Toward Baghdad

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Fierce sandstorms over Baghdad and the surrounding area cause delays for U.S. forces advancing toward Baghdad. The Army's 3rd Infantry Division makes its way within 70 miles of the capital, where it encounters some of the strongest resistance in the six-day campaign. Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt.

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