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Persian Gulf War | Summary, Dates, Combatants, Casualties, Syndrome ...
4 Feb 2023 at 9:45pm
Persian Gulf War, also called Gulf War, (1990?91), international conflict that was triggered by Iraq?s invasion of Kuwait on August 2, 1990. Iraq?s leader, Saddam Hussein, ordered the invasion and occupation of Kuwait with the apparent aim of acquiring that nation?s large oil reserves, canceling a large debt Iraq owed Kuwait, and expanding Iraqi power in the region.

Persian Gulf War: Dates & Operation Desert Storm - HISTORY - HISTORY
4 Feb 2023 at 8:05pm
The Persian Gulf War, or Operation Desert Storm, began in 1991 after President Saddam Hussein of Iraq ordered the invasion and occupation of neighboring Kuwait. The Persian Gulf War, also known...

Persian Gulf War summary | Britannica
4 Feb 2023 at 11:22am
Persian Gulf War, or Gulf War, (1990?91) International conflict triggered by Iraq?s invasion of Kuwait in August 1990. Though justified by Iraqi leader ?add?m ?ussein on grounds that Kuwait was historically part of Iraq, the invasion was presumed to be motivated by Iraq?s desire to acquire Kuwait?s rich oil fields and expand its power in the region.

Gulf War - Wikipedia
4 Feb 2023 at 10:11am
Australia contributed a Naval Task Group, which formed part of the multi-national fleet in the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman, under Operation Damask. In addition, medical teams were deployed aboard a US hospital ship , and a naval clearance diving team took part in de-mining Kuwait's port facilities following the end of combat operations.

Iraq War | Summary, Causes, Dates, Combatants, Casualties, & Facts
4 Feb 2023 at 8:59am
Iraq War, also called Second Persian Gulf War, (2003?11), conflict in Iraq that consisted of two phases. The first of these was a brief, conventionally fought war in March?April 2003, in which a combined force of troops from the United States and Great Britain (with smaller contingents from several other countries) invaded Iraq and rapidly defeated Iraqi military and paramilitary forces.

Milestones: 1989?1992 - Office of the Historian
4 Feb 2023 at 11:08am
The Gulf War, 1991 At the end of the Iran-Iraq War of 1980?1988, Iraq emerged with its state intact and a reinforced sense of national pride, but laden with massive debts. Iraq had largely financed the war effort through loans, and owed some $37 billion to Gulf creditors in 1990.

Gulf War Fast Facts | CNN
3 Feb 2023 at 6:23am
Read CNN's Fast Facts about the 1990-1991 Persian Gulf War, an international conflict codenamed Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm.

The untold story of the world?s fiercest tank battle
4 Feb 2023 at 1:10pm
From the moment Iraq invaded its smaller neighbor to the south on August 1, 1990, an array of world nations condemned the action. Over the next few months, led by the United States, a massive...

Operation DESERT STORM | U.S. Army Center of Military History
4 Feb 2023 at 12:12pm
Early on 17 January 1991, Operation desert shield came to an end when the air campaign of Operation desert storm began. Task Force normandy, consisting of nine AH-64 Apache helicopters from the U.S. Army's 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st ABN DVN (Air Assault), accompanied by four Air Force MH-53 Pave Low special operations helicopters, flying fast and low, opened fire at 0236 - Baghdad time - on 17 January.

Dates & Names of Conflicts - Veterans Affairs
5 Feb 2023 at 1:13am
Persian Gulf War (1991) The Gulf War was a war waged by a U.N.-authorized coalition force from 34 nations, led by Britain and the U.S., against Iraq. Gulf War operational names included Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm, and Operation Desert Sabre. Vietnam War (1962 - 1973)

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