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The Day the Hussein Statue Fell

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The Day the Hussein Statue Fell

Iraq

The Day the Hussein Statue Fell

The Day the Hussein Statue Fell

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One of the most iconic images of the war in Iraq is the U.S. military taking down a statue of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad. Alex Chadwick talks with Tim Walker, a Marine rifle company commander, who was part of the battalion that went into Firdos Square five years ago.