2003: Invasion of Iraq
On 20 March 2003, American missiles hit the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, signalling the start of the US-led campaign to topple Saddam Hussein.
President George Bush delivered a live television address shortly after the bombings began, vowing to "disarm Iraq and to free its people".
Humphrey Hawksley's report was first broadcast on 20 March 2003.
- BBC News