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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Following Desert Shield and Desert Storm, the Army began to look for ways to fill gaps identified in its deployment performance.
She was one of more than 40,000 servicewomen deployed to Southwest Asia during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
and Allied airpower during Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm.
The BDf Commander-in-Chief welcomed the commander of the Peninsula Desert Shield Forces that are present in the Kingdom of Bahrain in BDF camps, which reflects the firm bonds of unified goal and destiny that binds together the GCC countries.
In his 18 years of service in the Marines, he served in Desert Storm and Desert Shield as an intelligence officer.
"Splendid little wars" have been scarce of late, but pausing to reflect on how Airmen triumphed during Desert Shield and Desert Storm can inspire us to devise innovative new ways to achieve our national goals around the world.
The sealift for Desert Shield became, with no prior buildup-the largest and fastest sealift to a single operating area in the history of warfare to date, as well as the farthest.
Contributors to Powder have seen conflicts in Somalia, Vietnam and Operation Desert Shield. They've worked as air traffic controllers, medics, Arabic linguists, sonar technicians and interrogators.
I experienced this situation during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm when some Soldiers in mobilizing RC units were unable to perform organizational maintenance on their equipment.
The story unfolds with Desert Shield, planning an offensive, shaping the battlefield, and the climax of the attack--"the Great Wheel." It culminates with restoring calm after the "Storm." Each chapter leads off with a personal vignette, which enlivens the narrative.
In this resource for general readers Bourque (US Army General Staff College) explains how operations after the collapse of the Soviet Union shifted from the European and Asian theaters to the Middle East in operations Just Cause, Desert Shield and Desert Storm, and in a number of interventions in insurgencies.