Operation Desert Storm


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Operation Desert Storm

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(Military) the codename for the US-led UN operation to liberate Kuwait from Iraq (1991)
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Noun1.Operation Desert Storm - the United States and its allies defeated Iraq in a ground war that lasted 100 hours (1991)
Gulf War, Persian Gulf War - a war fought between Iraq and a coalition led by the United States that freed Kuwait from Iraqi invaders; 1990-1991
Middle East, Mideast, Near East - the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century; "the Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization"
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Army Transformed," a narrative history of the "Big Red One" from 1970 through the Operation Desert Storm victory celebration in 1991.
He affirmed that a memorial will be unveiled soon to honor those who participated in operation Desert Storm.
More than 4,000 DAV members, their families and veteran supporters took part in a discussion on DAV's Facebook page concerning the 25th anniversary of Operation Desert Storm.
1991: US-led allied air forces launched Operation Desert Storm, the campaign to expel Iraqi invaders from Kuwait.
The savage battle at the north-south gridline called 73 Easting is the location where American forces methodically, skillfully, and quickly destroyed the overwhelmed Iraqis in their defensive positions during Operation Desert Storm.
This book dealt with Fields personal experiences as a civilian working for the oil giant ARAMCO during Operation Desert Storm.
Its aircraft also served during Operation Desert Storm in 1991 and over the Balkans.
Who commanded Operation Desert Storm to drive the Iraqi army out of Kuwait?
The 1,092-foot-long carrier has seen duty in Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm.
On January 16 that year, Operation Desert Storm began with a devastating aerial bombardment that lasted more than a month.
Gainey's other assignments include: Program Analyst, Unites States Armament, Munitions and Chemical Command, Rock Island; Executive Officer, 2nd Area Support Group, 22nd Support Command and Operation Desert Storm, Saudi Arabia; S-2/S3, 702nd Transportation Battalion, 711th Transportation Group, 22nd Support Command and Operation Desert Storm (Residual Force), Saudi Arabia; Division Transportation Officer, 24th Infantry Division (Mech), Fort Stewart, Ga.
In Operation Desert Storm you could expect one plane loaded with six bombs to destroy one target.

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