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Operation Talon

November 20, 2006

Marines from Regimental Combat Team 5, operating in concert with 2nd Brigade, 1st Iraqi Army Division, rescued two hostages and detained 13 suspected insurgents north of Fallujah as part of Operation Talon.

The Iraq and Coalition Forces were conducting cordon-and-search operations as part of the operation when they discovered the hostages and apprehended the suspects. Coalition Forces also uncovered a weapons cache.