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The Battle for Mosul

On February 7, 2008, Charles Levinson of USA Today wrote a story covering a shift in al-Qaeda’s tactics in Mosul.

“We were taking pretty sustained fire, but once you engage, they just disappear,” Lt. Jacob Deguire said minutes after a gunfight against insurgents in downtown Mosul. “They’re really good at disappearing once you return fire.”

Read the full article in USA Today here.

Charles Levinson

Michael Yon is America's most experienced combat correspondent. He has traveled or worked in 82 countries, including various wars and conflicts.

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