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Thursday, May 1. 2003, 12:00:00 AM UTC

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Thursday, May 1, 2003

President Bush safely lands in an S-3B Viking jet on the deck of the USS "Abraham Lincoln" returning from operations in Iraq while 100 miles off the coast of San Diego, California. It is the first time a sitting president has arrived on the deck of an aircraft carrier by plane. Bush makes a primetime address, surrounded by hundreds of sailors, in which he declares major combat operations in Iraq over while standing in front of a banner reading Mission Accomplished.
U. S. president George W. Bush lands on the aircraft carrier USS \'\'Abraham Lincoln\'\', where he gives a speech announcing the end of major combat in the 2003 Invasion of Iraq. A banner behind him declares Mission Accomplished.
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