'Ladies and Gentlemen — We Got Him!'


CAPTURED: Saddam Hussein

The tired, bearded figure of Saddam Hussein was shown on giant TV screens today to prove the former dictator of Iraq had been captured alive by U.S. troops.

America's chief administrator in Iraq Paul Bremer walked to the rostrum of a Baghdad press conference and uttered the words: "Ladies and Gentlemen, We Got Him!" There were cheers from the assembled press corps. Bremer described it as "A great day for Iraq."

Saddam Hussein was found hiding in a "spider hole" in the cellar of a rural farmhouse near the Western Iraqi town of Ad Awr 15 miles south...

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