How much of a battle it will be remains to be seen.
Since ISIS has long known it was coming, most of their scumbags have probably fled the region, and only the biggest losers in the terrorist organization have probably been left behind to put up some semblance of a fight.
And no doubt there are all sorts of landmines and other horrors awaiting the liberating forces.
Here’s a link to a Washington Post piece with the announcement by the Iraqi PM that the battle has begun.
Stay tuned . . .