Saddam's Capture

Ladies and Gentlemen, We Got Him. Inside the daring nighttime raid that nabbed Saddam--and what it means for Bush and Iraq

Even before he is brought to trial, there was justice in the news that Saddam Hussein had survived by being buried alive. Like a pharaoh in his tomb, he had surrounded himself with symbols of his lost power--two AK-47s, a pistol, $750,000 in $100 bills. The Butcher of Baghdad was nestled underground with pictures of Ben Franklin. The hunt for Saddam that began with a hellfire of bombs eight months ago ended without a shot being fired. It was soldiers from the Raider Brigade of the Army's 4th Infantry Division who dug him out of the 8ft.-deep spider hole; the palace...

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