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Please refresh the page and retry. Saddam became friendly with his American guards and told them stories about his own family - only with a murderous twist. Saddam, who ruled Iraq with brutality and violence for three decades, was hanged in after the US invasion of the country. A s he awaited trial in Baghdad, Saddam was watched over by a group of soldiers from the st Military Police Company, who came to call themselves The Super Twelve. H e also surprised the guards by liking simple pleasures and seemed content in his cell. Saddam liked to smoke Cohiba cigars, which he stored in an empty box of wet wipes. Years earlier Fidel Castro had taught him how to smoke them.
Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for latest news and live news updates. Home World. Saddam Hussein, who ruled Iraq for three decades, was hanged in at the age of The 12 American soldiers guarding Saddam initially forged a bond among themselves during their six months as the Iraqi dictator's private guards. However, the crew apparently bonded with Saddam too -- right to his bitter end, the report said.
Saddam Hussein , the late President of Iraq , wrote four novels and a number of poems. Zabibah's husband is a cruel and unloving man who rapes her. The book is set in 7th- or 8th-century Tikrit , Hussein's home town. It concerns the delayed wedding of the Iraqi hero, who fought in the war against Iran, to a Kurdish girl. There are three characters: the two brothers Sabah and Mahmud, from a rural area on the west bank of the Tigris River who come from a farming family, and a young woman, Shatrin, from Suleimaniya.
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Stuck in his personal prison, Saddam Hussein seemed a benign presence to his man band of U. Smoking the Cuban Cohiba cigars, of which he had an inexhaustible supply, the avuncular Hussein amused his captors. Then they remembered why they were there, the unspeakable horrors the dictator had perpetrated, encouraged or allowed, and how Hussein's name became synonymous with evil long before his American guards had even joined the military. Saddam Hussein liked to fish, Bardenwerper writes, but he often caught carp fed on "the dying bodies of enemies" that also gave the fish "a taste for human blood. Hussein's guards would sit and laugh with him when he told stories about punishing his son, Uday, by setting all of his expensive sports cars on fire, and then they realized the punishment was for killing Hussein's half-brother and a crowd of innocent Iraqis.