Gulf War

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Synonyms for Gulf War

a war fought between Iraq and a coalition led by the United States that freed Kuwait from Iraqi invaders

a dispute over control of the waterway between Iraq and Iran broke out into open fighting in 1980 and continued until 1988, when they accepted a UN cease-fire resolution

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On the final day, the Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm rallyists raced towards Jaipur in their vehicles from Bikaner covering a distance of approximately 330 Kms.
9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LtCol Kent Ralston USMC (Ret) has published Battleship Marine- A Combat History Of The USS Wisconsin In Desert Storm , a book that chronicles Ralston's firsthand experiences in Desert Shield/Desert Storm.
Macgregor makes a strong, convincing argument that Operation Iraqi Freedom simply started where Desert Storm left off.
forces during Desert Storm, assigned air operations to one commander.
When Desert Storm began in January 1991, coalition airpower vindicated itself in dramatic fashion as television viewers around the world watched laser-guided bombs hit targets with seemingly unerring precision.
Also known by its military name, it swept through like a Desert Storm killing thousands of soldiers and civilians in its wake.
In Desert Storm, he was hit in his chest and cracked two ribs.
Jarhead, an adaptation of Anthony Swofford's best-selling Desert Storm memoir, is that unusual war film playing in theaters while American soldiers are dying in battle.
In New England, scientists analyzed the material left behind after dust from a Gobi Desert storm passed by in 2001.
As we go into the summer of 1990, August of 1990, and we start Operation Desert Storm we again catch ourselves in a Cold War configuration.
The EA-3B remained in frontline service with VQs 1 and 2 until the Navy retired the Skywarrior in October 1991, after serving in the intelligence role during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
He served as the director of ambulatory care for Fleet Hospital 15 during Operation Desert Storm, director of occupational health and wellness and two tours as chief of the medical staff in the medical clinic at the U.
At the height of Slayer's popularity in 1991, America's George Senior started a war in Iraq-Operation Desert Storm.
For the United States, Operation Desert Storm was a showcase for the technical wizardry of modern weapon systems.