U.S. Army colonel upset that truth is main casualty

Friday, April 11, 2003 at 1:00am

Perhaps the most disconcerting thing about the Iraqi war press coverage has been the misleading headlines that have appeared in some major American newspapers.

The words "fierce fighting" and "ferocious resistance" have been used time and time again to describe the Iraqi performance on the battlefield. On more than one occasion, I thought I was reading about Stalingrad or Iwo Jima.

But there was always one major problem with all the articles: American and British casualties have been light

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