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From his humble beginnings as a farmhand working on tribal Iraqi land to becoming the president of Iraq for more than two decades, Saddam Hussein’s life story is nothing short of extraordinary. Transforming Iraq first into a prosperous nation then into a war-ravaged shell of its former self, Hussein is one of the key figures of the late 20th and early 21st century.
From this audiobook, you will learn about:
From poor peasant to revolutionist
An assassin, a Ba’athist, and a married man
Improving Iraq’s economy, health care, and education
The Iran-Iraq War
The Gulf War
US invasion and Hussein’s execution
And much more
America nicknamed Saddam “The Butcher of Baghdad” for the atrocities he committed during his reign. The exact number of Iraqi who were killed is unknown, but estimates suggest up to 100,000 Kurds and 100,000 Iraqi civilians and rebels were killed by the Hussein regime. Hussein lost his own life at the hands of his people, executed for his crimes in 2006.