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Images: General Franks Visits Baghdad


Members of General Tommy Franks component commanders in the theater meet for the first time inside a former palace of Saddam Husseins on Wednesday, April16, 2003. It was General Franks' first visit to the Baghdad area and one week after the capitol city fell to US and Coalition Forces. Photo by Karen Ballard/Corbis Sygma


Upon landing at the newly named "Baghdad International Airport" General Tommy Franks shows a sign of appreciation to troops on the ground as he was welcomed to Baghdad for the first time on Wednesday, April 6, 2003. Photo by Karen Ballard/Corbis Sygma


US Commander General Tommy Franks visits a former palace of Saddam Hussein near Baghdad on Wednesday, April 6, 2003, one week after Baghdad fell to the hands of the US ande Coalition Forces. Photo by Karen Ballard/Corbis Sygma


US Commander General Tommy Franks and Brigadier General James Schwitters take a walk though a former palace of Saddam Hussein's while that visted the area near Baghdad for the first time on Wednesday, April 16, 2003. Photo by Karen Ballard/Corbis Sygma

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