Not exactly

Jailed Iraqi children run free as marines roll into Baghdad suburbs.

Various newspapers, April 8, 2003.

A ‘Liberated’ Orphanage Searches for Its Children

“The orphanage had been home to 107 girls and boys whose parents were killed or imprisoned, or were unable to care for them. As the Americans advanced on Baghdad, they mistook the orphanage for a jail or prison and released all the children who were there.”

New York Times, July 6, 2003.

Thanks to Atrios



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