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U.S. troops begin attacking Republican Guard forces

...helicopters have begun attacking Saddam Hussein's Republican Guard forces arrayed around Baghdad, a Pentagon official...We have not gotten into direct firefights with Republican Guard forces." The Army's Third Infantry division moved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/25/ira_474272.shtml
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Now this is an elite group

...might have been chafed by the national media's frothy desire to paint Saddam's Republican Guard as "elite." Elite Republican Guard this. Elite Republican Guard that. Was it trademarked or something? Did Saddam's lawyers send out a strongly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/20/edi_191614.shtml
Editorials | Augusta State University
We encountered two paper tigers in April: Burk and Iraq

Martha Burk has lots in common with the Iraqi Republican Guard - both Ms. Burk's and the Iraqi Republican Guard's reputations greatly preceded them. For nearly a year, Augusta trembled. Like Gen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/23/let_370489.shtml
Letters | Augusta National Golf Club
Drive to Baghdad slowed by sandstorm, resistance

...warplanes and helicopters attacked Republican Guard units defending Baghdad on Monday...helicopters attacked Saddam's Republican Guard forces arrayed around Baghdad...into direct firefights with Republican Guard forces." That seemed a matter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/25/ira_474273.shtml
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Saddam's survival could depend on how long the fighting lasts

...guerrillas attacking U.S. military convoys, the Republican Guard moving south to greet approaching coalition forces...war by Fedayeen and other irregular troops. The Republican Guard, however, is based in and around the capital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/30/ira_474710.shtml
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Editorial: An exemplary athlete

...appearances, illegal in American journalism to refer to Saddam Hussein's crack troops as his "Republican Guard." Nope. It was his elite Republican Guard.We all know how that one ended.Likewise, one cannot make reference to retiring Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-12-30/exemplary-athlete
Right man, right time

...strike you that the media at the time fell all over themselves to constantly lavish the word "elite" on Saddam's "Republican Guard" forces? Good grief.Well, Schwarzkopf showed the world just who was elite.There are probably two kinds of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-12-30/right-man-right-time
Some facts about Iraq's military forces

...including about 50,000 in elite Republican Guard, according to GlobalSecurity...000-15,000 members of Special Republican Guard primarily responsible for protecting...Saddam's son Qusai supervises Republican Guard, once open only to young men...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/08/ira_374989.shtml
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Interviewing POWs to try to find chemical sites

...weapons. And none of Iraq's top Republican Guard units, whose leaders might...Face the Nation," that Republican Guard units might begin to surrender...other means, including some Republican Guard unit leaders. But no Republican...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/24/ira_474200.shtml
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Most immediate threat to U.S. forces lies in Saddam's chemical weapons arsenal

...are held by highly-trained Republican Guard units, who pose the most immediate...forces will most likely encounter Republican Guard troops as they close in on Iraqi...centers of power. Iraq has six Republican Guard divisions, numbering between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/01/ira_367567.shtml
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