The Story of Saddam's Capture.

The Special Forces commando had already pulled the pin. He was primed to toss the grenade into the “spider hole,” a Vietnam-era nickname for lethal hiding places. But the man cowering inside did not use the pistol resting in his lap. He raised both hands in submission and, speaking in English, announced, “I am Saddam Hussein, I am the president of Iraq and I'm willing to negotiate.”  One of the Special Forces operators looked down at the disheveled, bearded, seemingly dazed man and replied, “President Bush sends his regards.”

IMG: Saddam's spider hole

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Author: warwick

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