The invasion of Iraq was the first stage of the Iraq War The invasion phase began on 20 March and lasted just over one month, including 21 days of. The Iraq War was a protracted armed conflict that began in with the invasion of Iraq by a United States-led coalition that overthrew the government of . The following is a timeline of major events during the Iraq War, following the invasion of Iraq. Contents. 1 March; April; May; June;
The Gulf War (2 August – 28 February ), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait. Iraq War, also called Second Persian Gulf War, (–11), conflict in Iraq that consisted of two phases. The first of these was a brief. March 20, War Begins. President Bush announces U.S. forces have begun a military operation into Iraq. "These are opening stages of what will be a broad.
Iraq war fallujah U.S. Marine LCpl. Brian Norcoss (L) and LCpl. Joshua Wall from Golf Company 2nd Battalion 7th Marines set up security. On this day in , the United States, along with coalition forces primarily from the United Kingdom, initiates war on Iraq. Just after explosions. 15 years on, Iraqi people and the world are still suffering the consequences of the US-led invasion. The invasion of Iraq was the most controversial and momentous foreign policy decision in recent memory. Analysts are deeply divided over explanations for the .