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

Persian Gulf War | Britannica
Persian Gulf War, conflict (1990–91) triggered by Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait with the apparent aim of acquiring its large oil reserves, canceling a large debt owed to Kuwait, and expanding Iraqi regional power. A U.S.-led invasion ended Iraq’s occupation and required Iraq to divest of its weapons of mass destruction.

Persian Gulf War: Dates & Operation Desert Storm - HISTORY
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 of neighboring Kuwait...

湾岸戦争 - Wikipedia
リスト. 湾岸戦争 (わんがんせんそう、 英語: Gulf War 、 アラビア語: حرب الخليج الثانية ‎)は、1990年8月2日に イラク が隣国 クウェート に侵攻した( クウェート侵攻 )事件を発端とし、侵攻後もクウェートから撤退しないイラクに対する強制措置 ...

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. Though justified by Iraqi leader Ṣaddām Ḥussein 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 ...

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.

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 ‍

Timeline of the Persian Gulf War | Britannica
January 17, 1991. In the early morning of January 17. the U.S. and its coalition of allies launch a campaign of air and missile attacks on targets in Iraq and Kuwait. The campaign continues for several weeks, damaging or destroying Iraq’s air defenses, communications, military infrastructure, oil infrastructure, and transportation infrastructure.

Gulf War: Everything You Need To Know About The Conflict 30 Years On
Listen to the story of the First Gulf War, told by those who were there. Decision-makers, military commanders, soldiers, sailors and air personnel reflect on their roles in the conflict, 30 years on. 'GRANBY: The Storm in the Desert' is available from Friday 15 January, wherever you get your podcasts and on bfbs.com/podcasts.

Gulf War - New World Encyclopedia
The Gulf War (August 28, 1990 – February 28, 1991) was a conflict between Iraq and a coalition force of approximately 30 nations [1] led by the United States and mandated by the United Nations in order to liberate the nation of Kuwait . The conflict is known by numerous alternative names that reflect the historical, political, and ...




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