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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To Rest in Peace is an 18-minute short film based on a true story set in Kuwait, in the 1990s during the first Gulf War. Malek, who portrays the character of Al Matrouk's uncle, sees two dead bodies which have been abandoned in a car by the side of the road.
Before his death in March 2001 he blamed nerve agent pre-treatment sets (NAPS) tablets that were given in the run-up to the first Gulf war.
Author Kim Ponders served in active duty in the Air Force during the first Gulf War and was one of the first female aviators in American history to fly in a war zone, so the setting and protagonist in her novel THE LAST BLUE MILE are strikingly realistic portrayals.
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In its agitating for and illegally supplying arms to both sides during the Iran-Iraq war, in its destruction of military and civilian infrastructure and criminal rout of the Iraqi army in the first Gulf War, and in its imposition of draconian, deadly sanctions on Iraq throughout the nineties, U.S.
John, 38, who fought in the first Gulf War, is confined to a wheelchair and in so much pain he needs morphine every day.
Stewart's husband, who also served in the first Gulf War and was stationed in Korea, has yet to receive a memorial marker engraved with the symbol of his faith.
Although veterans of the first Gulf War report significantly more symptoms of illness than soldiers of the same period who were not deployed, a new report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) finds no set of symptoms that constitute a syndrome unique to Gulf War veterans.
Set against the backdrop of the first Gulf War and the "Trying Times" Johnny is experiencing at home with his squabbling, neglectful parents, this is a suspenseful and sardonically funny tale by a master of fantasy (known for his Discworld series, which includes The Wee Free Men and other YA titles), with terrific dialog and characters.
By David Robertson The war on terror and windfalls from rising oil prices have helped to push American military sales to foreign governments to their highest level since the first Gulf War. An investigation by The Times has found that the US Congress was notified of sales worth $12.9 billion in July--the largest monthly total since the beginning of the Bush Administration.
Air Force Academy graduate who flew military missions over Iraq during the first Gulf War. These days she's a United Airlines pilot who can show you the friendly skies in any one of the seven aircraft she's qualified to handle.
"Since the first Gulf War, Marine Corps vertical heavy lift has been getting further and further away from the original requirement it was developed to meet, a behind the lines logistics support aircraft," Croisetiere explained.

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