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Gulf War - Wikipedia
Gulf War. The Gulf War was an armed conflict between Iraq and a 42-country coalition led by the United States.

Persian Gulf War | Britannica
Gulf War. Date: January 16, 1991 - February 28, 1991. Location: Iraq. Kuwait. Participants: Egypt. France. Iraq. Kuwait. Saudi Arabia. Syria. United Kingdom. United States. Key People: Hafez al-Assad. George H.W. Bush. Saddam Hussein. Hosni Mubarak. Colin Powell. Top Questions. What incident triggered the Persian Gulf War?

Persian Gulf War: Dates & Operation Desert Storm - HISTORY
Department of Defense. The Persian Gulf War, also known as Operation Desert Storm or the First Gulf War, began in 1991 after President Saddam Hussein of Iraq ordered the invasion and occupation...

The Gulf War (article) | 1990s America | Khan Academy
The Gulf War started on August 2, 1990 when the forces of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein invaded oil-rich Kuwait. Hussein hoped that Kuwait's oil reserves would help to pay off the massive debt Iraq had accrued in its recent war with Iran, as well as give Iraq significant bargaining power as the gatekeeper to Middle Eastern oil. 1.

The Gulf War, 1991 - Office of the Historian
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.

Persian Gulf War summary | Britannica
Persian Gulf War, or Gulf War, (1990–91) International conflict triggered by Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait in August 1990.

Gulf War | National Air and Space Museum
The Gulf War, also known as the Persian Gulf War, was an international conflict that occurred as a result of Iraq invading Kuwait in 1990. The war lasted from 1990-1991 and prompted a large response led by the United States and the United Nations.

Timeline of the Gulf War (1990–1991) - Wikipedia
The timeline of the Gulf War details the dates of the major events of the 1990–1991 war. It began with the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait on 2 August 1990 and ended with the Liberation of Kuwait by Coalition forces. Iraq subsequently agreed to the United Nations ' demands on 28 February 1991.

The Gulf War | FRONTLINE | PBS
The Gulf War. Marking the fifth anniversary of the war with Iraq, FRONTLINE investigates what really happened during the invasion of Kuwait, the months of diplomatic maneuvering, the air war and...

Coalition of the Gulf War - Wikipedia
Coalition of the Gulf War - Wikipedia. Contents. hide. (Top) Member states. Afghan and Kurdish militias. Member states by equipment. References. External links. Coalition of the Gulf War.

 

 

 

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