U.S. Invasion of Iraq
Who commanded the invasion? In 2003, president of the U.S. George W. Bush and U.K. prime minister Tony Blair commanded coalition forces to invade. The invasion, which lasted from the 20th of March to the 1st of May in 2003, was said to have started so that Saddam Hussein and his terrorist forces could be stopped, and to disarm the country of any supposed weapons of mass destruction. The forces of the U.S. and U.K. captured the large cities of Iraq in 21 days and toppled Hussein's regime.