10 years ago today, U.S. Marines toppled a large statue of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad, a gesture symbolizing the end of his rule.
Here’s our front page from the next day.
Also from our archive: Marine in historic photo identified — http://usat.ly/YfVjU9 

10 years ago today, U.S. Marines toppled a large statue of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad, a gesture symbolizing the end of his rule.

Here’s our front page from the next day.

Also from our archive: Marine in historic photo identified — http://usat.ly/YfVjU9 

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    Also that marine looks extremely surprised by the fact. "The freak! Who toppled the dictator?"
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    sigh
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    This is amazing - 10 years ago ….I was at Tesco :)
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