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when did this start?

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/iraqi_freedom.htm
On March 19, 2003 (march 20, bagdad time)
Who was all involved??

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/iraqi_freedom.htm
The United States and the United Kingdom were the biggest power houses. There were also some smaller coalition forces.
Why did we go to war??

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/iraqi_freedom.htm
To disarm Iraq from its weapons and remove the Iraqi Regime from power, headed by Saddam Husein.
Are there different names for Operation Iraqi freedom for different countries?

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/iraqi_freedom.htm
For the British troops it is called Operation Telic. For the Australian Troops it is called Operation Falconer.
what is the first objective for goin to war??

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/iraqi_freedom.htm
1. to end the regime of Saddam Hussein
What is the second objective?

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/iraqi_freedom.htm
2. to identify, isolate, and eliminate, Iraq's weapons of mass destruction
what is the third objective??

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/iraqi_freedom.htm
3. to search for, to capture, and to drive out all terrorists from the country
What is the 4th?

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/iraqi_freedom.htm
4. to collect intelligence related to terrorist networks
What is the 5th objective??

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/iraqi_freedom.htm
5. to collect such intelligence as is related to the global network of illicit weapons of mass destruction
What is the 6th objective??

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/iraqi_freedom.htm
6. to end sanctions and to immediately deliver humanitarian support to the displaced and to many needed citizens.
What is the 7th objective??

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/iraqi_freedom.htm
7. to secure Iraq's oil fields and resources, which belong to the Iraqi people
What is the 8th objective??

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/iraqi_freedom.htm
8. to help the Iraqi people create conditions for a trasition to a representative self- government.
Has there ever been a special operation as big as this??

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/iraqi_freedom.htm
Operation Iraqi Freedom consisted of the largest special operations force since the Vietnam War.