U.S. Troops Near Baghdad Battling a fierce sandstorm, U.S. forces continue their drive north toward Baghdad. The Army's 3rd Infantry Division makes its way within 50 miles of the capital, where it encounters some of the strongest resistance in the six-day campaign. And the U.S. military sends in helicopters to attack an elite Republican Guard division near Baghdad. Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt.
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U.S. Troops Edge Closer to Baghdad Amid Resistance

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U.S. Troops Edge Closer to Baghdad Amid Resistance

U.S. Troops Edge Closer to Baghdad Amid Resistance

U.S. Troops Edge Closer to Baghdad Amid Resistance

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Battling a fierce sandstorm, U.S. forces continue their drive north toward Baghdad. The Army's 3rd Infantry Division makes its way within 50 miles of the capital, where it encounters some of the strongest resistance in the six-day campaign. And the U.S. military sends in helicopters to attack an elite Republican Guard division near Baghdad. Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt.

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