In Pictures: The battle for Al Khafji
Fight to the end

"As I was digging out my fighting hole, my commanding officer came by me and said, 'Dig in deep because this is going to be a fight to the end.'

Instead of digging a normal fighting hole that was usually chest-deep, I dug the hole large, keeping the manned Mk19 [gun] at chest depth. Behind that area was about eight-feet deep."

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