Operation Dagger

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Operation Dagger
Part of the Post-invasion Iraq
Date 18 June 2005
Location western Iraq
United States United States
Flag of Iraq.svg New Iraqi Army
Iraqi insurgents

Operation Dagger took place in the southern Lake Tharthar region, in Al Anbar province and was conducted by the Regimental Combat Team-8, 2nd Marine Division.

The mission, which was to locate hidden weapons caches and enemy sanctuaries, was a failure. The mission followed Operation Spear, a similar operation.