Battle of Fallujah
To regain control of the city of Fallujah, the US Forces in Iraq launched Operation Phantom Fury in November 2004 with the assault carried out by the USMC 1st MEF with the support by the Iraqi Intervention Force. Against this powerful force were 2000-3000 insurgents. This hard fought battle bore fruit as IED factories were taken, weapon caches were found, and the insurgents driven away.
The Italian Contingent in Iraq
The Italian contingent (Antica Babilonia) in Iraq comprises some 3000 soldiers and is assigned to a British-led division in Basra. Elements from the four Italian armed forces -Army, Navy, Air Force and Military Police-formed a joint task force with providing security and aiding the reconstruction of Iraq.
Finnish Coastal Jaegers
The mission of the Uusimaa Brigade's battalion of Coastal Jaegers is responsible for defense of the archipelagos. The Coastal Jaegers are well equipped and able to deploy swiftly by means of the Jurmo and G-boats.
Dutch Army's Korps Commandotropen
The KCT is tasked with defending Holland's national security and global interest from terrorists, rogue groups and hostile nations. The KCT can operate on foreign soil and is self-reliant in combat service support and administration.
The Bijzonder Bijstanddsteam is the 16-man force of Antwerp tasked with solving all criminal hostage-taking incidents and serving high-risk arrest warrants throughout the city.