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Ep. 28 – A Firefight on the Edge of Sadr City

Modern War Institute
Ep. 28 – A Firefight on the Edge of Sadr City
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In 2008, Maj. Emily Spencer was an EOD platoon leader in Iraq. In April, she and one of her teams accompanied a route clearance patrol that was planned to approach Sadr City, a notorious safe haven for militants. As the reached the edge of the dangerous neighborhood, IEDs began detonating and they began taking fire. Listen to Maj. Spencer talk through the fight.


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