By Chris Chant, Mark Rolfe
In August 1990 Saddam Hussein's Iraqi forces invaded and occupied the small Arab country of Kuwait. This booklet analyses the resultant Gulf warfare (16 January - 28 February 1991) - a conflict fought to expel Iraq and repair Kuwaiti independence if now not, as one British MP tartly saw, to guard democracy. The allies less than basic Schwarzkopf introduced 5 weeks of air assaults, deploying 1,800 technologically hugely complex airplane from the U.S., British, French and Saudi air forces. a lot of those machines, together with the British Tornadoes and US F-117A Stealth opponents, had by no means ahead of engaged in wrestle, and their mixed attack, watched by way of thousands on television, mixed extraordinary accuracy with firepower to which the Iraqi forces had no solution.
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