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Fall of Baghdad 10 Year Anniversary

10 Years Since Saddam Hussein Statue Toppled In Iraq.

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    BAGHDAD, Iraq: Iraqis stand 19 October 2005 near the destroyed statue of Abu Jaafar al-Mansour that was blown up in an overnight explosion in Baghdad. Al-Mansour is the Abbasid Caliph who built Baghdad in A.D. 762. The former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein goes on trial today on charges of crimes against humanity in the first of what could be several cases over atrocities committed during his quarter-century in power. Photo credit: KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images
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    A U.S. Marine covering the face of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's statue with the US flag in Baghdad's al-Fardous square on April 9, 2003. Five years after a US-led invasion toppled Saddam Hussein and then hanged him, hundreds of members of his former Baath Party are returning to public life but regret the end of his iron-fisted rule. AFP PHOTO/RAMZI HAIDAR (Photo credit: RAMZI HAIDAR/AFP/Getty Images)
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    BAGDAD,IRAQ - APRIL 9: Iraqis destroy a statue of President Saddam Hussein in Baghdad on April 9, 2003 after it was pulled down by a US armored vehicle. US troops moved into the heart of the Iraqi capital meeting little resistance. (Photo by: KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
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    BAGHDAD, IRAQ - APRIL 9: U.S. marines and Iraqis are seen on April 9, 2003 as the statue of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is toppled at al-Fardous square in Baghdad, Iraq. The third year anniversary since the overthrow of Saddam Hussein will be marked on April 9, 2006 amidst continued unrest in Iraq, where over 30, 000 civilians have been reported to be killed since the start of the war. (Photo by Wathiq Khuzaie /Getty Images)
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    BAGHDAD, IRAQ - APRIL 9: U.S. marines climb up to topple a statue of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein on April 9, 2003 at al-Fardous square in Baghdad, Iraq.. The third year anniversary since the overthrow of Saddam Hussein will be marked on April 9, 2006 amidst continued unrest in Iraq, where over 30, 000 civilians have been reported to be killed since the start of the war. (Photo by Wathiq Khuzaie /Getty Images)
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    A picture taken on April 5, 2013 shows an Iraqi worker walking past the column from which the statue of late Iraqi president Saddam Hussein was famously toppled in the garden of al-Fardous (Paradise) Square in Baghdad. The fall of the statue was an iconic moment, viewed by people around the world on television, that came to symbolise the fall of Iraq's capital Baghdad on April 9, 2003. AFP PHOTO ALI AL-SAADI (Photo creditALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A picture taken on April 5, 2013 shows an Iraqi worker sitting in front of the column from which the statue of late Iraqi president Saddam Hussein was famously toppled in the garden of al-Fardous (Paradise) Square in Baghdad. The fall of the statue was an iconic moment, viewed by people around the world on television, that came to symbolise the fall of Iraq's capital Baghdad on April 9, 2003. AFP PHOTO ALI AL-SAADI (Photo credit: ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Iraqi workers garden near the pedestal from which the statue of late Iraqi president Saddam Hussein was famously toppled is seen in the garden of Firdos Square in Baghdad on April 8, 2013, the day before the ten year anniversary of the fall of Iraq's capital Baghdad. A decade after US-led forces took control of Baghdad on April 9, 2003, sealing the ouster of Saddam Hussein's brutal regime, Iraq remains plagued by deadly attacks and never-ending political crises. AFP PHOTO/ AHMAD AL-RUBAYE (Photo credit: AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)
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    The pedestal from which the statue of late Iraqi president Saddam Hussein was famously toppled is seen in the garden of Firdos Square in Baghdad on April 8, 2013, the day before the ten year anniversary of the fall of Iraq's capital Baghdad. A decade after US-led forces took control of Baghdad on April 9, 2003, sealing the ouster of Saddam Hussein's brutal regime, Iraq remains plagued by deadly attacks and never-ending political crises. AFP PHOTO/ AHMAD AL-RUBAYE (Photo credit: AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)
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    An Iraqi worker walks with a spade near the pedestal from which the statue of late Iraqi president Saddam Hussein was famously toppled is seen in the garden of Firdos Square in Baghdad on April 8, 2013, the day before the ten year anniversary of the fall of Iraq's capital Baghdad. A decade after US-led forces took control of Baghdad on April 9, 2003, sealing the ouster of Saddam Hussein's brutal regime, Iraq remains plagued by deadly attacks and never-ending political crises. AFP PHOTO/ AHMAD AL-RUBAYE (Photo credit: AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)