Operation Al Majid
Operation Al Majid (Arabic: عملية الماجد) was an operation conducted by both Marines and Iraqi security forces intended to disrupt and defeat insurgent activity throughout more than 30,000 square miles (78,000 km2) in western Al Anbar Province. The operation began in the fall of 2006 and resulted in a series of berms being constructed around the cities of Anah, Haditha, Haqlaniyah, and Barwanah.
- Gains in stability slow but tangible in Haditha
- Marines battle their past in an Iraqi city
- Unit sees efforts stabilize city, drive back insurgents
- Additional Coalition forces, construction of dirt ‘berms’ increase security conditions in Iraq’s Haditha Triad region
- U.S. Army unit rescues kidnapped Iraqis from insurgents
- "US Marines build sand walls in latest Iraq tactic". AFP. 11 January 2007. Retrieved 17 April 2010.
- Hess, Pamela (5 March 2007). "The Battle For Haditha". UPI. Retrieved 19 April 2010.
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