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Raising Voices Against War

More than 140,000 American soldiers were deployed when the U.S. invaded Iraq in 2003—a number that would swell to 1.5 million who had been there by the war’s end in 2011. But it was soldiers who fought in the early years of the nearly decade-long conflict who formed Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) to try and stop what they believed was a senseless war.