Gulf War

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Gulf War:

see Persian Gulf WarPersian Gulf Wars,
two conflicts involving Iraq and U.S.-led coalitions in the late 20th and early 21st cent.

The First Persian Gulf War, also known as the Gulf War, Jan.–Feb.
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; Iran-Iraq WarIran-Iraq War,
1980–88, protracted military conflict between Iran and Iraq. It officially began on Sept. 22, 1980, with an Iraqi land and air invasion of western Iran, although Iraqi spokespersons maintained that Iran had been engaging in artillery attacks on Iraqi towns
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One of the most enduring images of the 1990 Gulf War was Saddam Hussein patting youngster Stuart Lockwood on the head as the Iraqi regime hid behind the fiveyear-old and thousands of other Western hostages.
Millions saw the military version of this all-terrain workhorse on prime-time news reports during the 1990 Gulf War - when the US military deployed 20,000 of these vehicles for 'Operation Desert Storm'.
Mr Bush's father ended the dictator's invasion of Kuwait but did not overthrow him in the 1990 Gulf War.
And most importantly, the 1990 Gulf War debate re-opened old wounds--and taught the party some misguided lessons.
Yesterday, about 150 Americans used as "human shields" by Saddam in the 1990 Gulf War sued Iraq for tens of millions of dollars.
Four months before the 1990 Gulf War, two Republican senators visited Baghdad and reassured Saddam Hussein that Voice of America broadcasts criticizing the regime's human rights record did not necessarily reflect U.
Crude oil futures climbed above $30 a barrel on Monday in New York for the first time since the 1990 Gulf War.
Satellite TV made its initial impact during the 1990 Gulf War with CNN (linked with CNE -- Cable Network Egypt).
Marine Corps tactical command and control systems following the 1990 Gulf War.
VIP guests will include General Sir Peter de la Billiere, former director of the SAS and Commander-in-Chief of British forces during the 1990 Gulf War, and Lt Gen Tim Evans, Commander of the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps.
Full details of the two-day programme have now been announced, with VIP guests set to include General Sir Peter de la Billiere, former director of the SAS and Commander-in-Chief of British forces during the 1990 Gulf War, and Lieutenant General Tim Evans, Commander of the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps.
Individual gas masks were first distributed to Israel's citizens on the eve of the 1990 Gulf War, with routine maintenance having been provided by Home Front Command until 2003.