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U.S. Forces Begin Fallujah Assault

Iraq's Interim Prime Minister, Iyad Allawi, says he's given the order for U.S. and Iraqi forces to launch an offensive on Fallujah. Marines have seized control of two strategic bridges and a hospital in the first stage of the long-anticipated invasion of the city. Hear NPR's Anne Garrels and NPR's Renee Montagne.

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Renee Montagne, one of the best-known names in public radio, is a special correspondent and host for NPR News.
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