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  • Fallujah Battered And Mostly Quiet After the Battle

    11/15/2004 8:01:54 PM PST · by crushelits · 16 replies · 1,185+ views
    washingtonpost.com ^ | Tuesday, November 16, 2004 | Jackie Spinner
    FALLUJAH, Iraq, Nov. 15 -- Even the dogs have started to die, their corpses strewn among twisted metal and shattered concrete in a city that looks like it forgot to breathe. The aluminum shutters of shops on the main highway through town have been transformed by the force of war into mangled accordion shapes, flat, sharp, jarring slices of metal that no longer obscure the stacks of silver pots, the plastic-wrapped office furniture, the rolls of carpet. These things would be for sale, except there are no traders, no customers, hardly any people at all in the center of Fallujah....