Iraq invasion


In the late afternoon of March 19, 2003, managers at AP headquarters told staffers that word from the White House was that military action was not imminent, and that staffers should head home for a regular and full night of rest.

Not more than six hours later, the now-memorable "shock and awe" bombing strikes rained down on Baghdad. Many of us rushed to work and worked most of the Next > 18 days to report on the invasion.

--Jesse Garnier