The Looting of the Baghdad Museum
On April 9, Baghdad fell to American-led coalition forces. Over the following two days, the social order in the city broke down, as typically happens after the overthrow of a government, and uncontrollable mobs rioted in the streets, looting shops, government buildings, and most disastrously, the national library and museum of Baghdad.
Wood, Susan E. "The Looting of the Baghdad Museum" Oakland Journal 6 (2003). 88-106
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