Where is Ambush Alley?

Nasiriyah, Iraq
The event that it highlights occurred on March 23, 2003 in Nasiriyah, Iraq.

When was the battle of Nasiriyah?

March 23, 2003 – March 29, 2003Battle of Nasiriyah / Period

When did Marines first go to Iraq?

19 March 2003
The invasion phase began on 19 March 2003 (air) and 20 March 2003 (ground) and lasted just over one month, including 26 days of major combat operations, in which a combined force of troops from the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and Poland invaded Iraq.

Does MACV SOG still exist?

Eight years after MACV-SOG was deactivated, the Pentagon was forced to create a similar organization. Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) was born after the failure to rescue the American hostages from Iran during Operation Eagle Claw.

What is the exact location of Nasiriyah in Iraq?

/  31.04389°N 46.25750°E  / 31.04389; 46.25750 Nasiriyah ( Arabic: ٱلنَّاصِرِيَّة ‎; BGN: An Nāşirīyah; also spelled Nassiriya or Nasiriya) is a city in Iraq.

What happened to the city of Nasiriyah?

In March 1991, following the American withdrawal at the war’s end, the Shia population of Nasiriyah took part in the revolt against the rule of Iraqi president Saddam Hussein. The revolt was violently subdued by the Iraqi military with heavy loss of life and much physical damage. Many of its inhabitants were massacred by Iraqi government forces.

What are the best books about the Battle of Nasiriyah?

An Nasiriyah: The Fight for the Bridges. Caisson Press. ISBN 1-928724-04-3. Pritchard, Tim (2007). Ambush Alley: The Most Extraordinary Battle of the Iraq War. Presidio Press. ISBN 978-0-89141-911-2. Field, Walker M. (November–December 2003).

What is the importance of Nasiriyah?

Nasiriyah is the center of a date -growing area. The city’s cottage industries include boat-building, carpentry and silver working. The city museum has a large collection of Sumerian, Assyrian, Babylonian, and Abbasid artifacts. The ruins of the ancient cities of Ur and Larsa are located nearby.