PERSIAN GULF WAR

CONFLICT IN THE MIDDLE EAST

PERSIAN GULF WAR | 1990 – 1991
The United States led a worldwide coalition in a show of force against the country of Iraq after Iraq invaded and occupied the tiny nation of Kuwait in 1990. Following a breakdown of diplomatic negotiations, the US military and her allies went to war for the first time in 16 years in the defense of an allied nation. In this gallery, see both American and Iraqi military technology of the time.

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