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Persian Gulf War
Gulf War Photobox.jpg
Clockwise from top: USAF aircraft flying over burning Kuwaiti oil wells; British troops in Operation Granby; Camera view of a Lockheed AC-130; Highway of Death; M728 Combat Engineer Vehicle
Date 2 August 1990 – 28 February 1991 (Operation Desert Storm officially ended 30 November 1995[1])
Location Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia
Result
  • Coalition victory
  • Imposition of sanctions against Iraq
  • Removal of Iraqi invasion force from Kuwait
  • Heavy Iraqi casualties and destruction of Iraqi and Kuwaiti infrastructure
Belligerents
 Kuwait

 United States
 Saudi Arabia
 United Kingdom
 France
 Egypt
 Syria
 Canada

Other Coalition forces

Iraq Iraq
Commanders
Kuwaiti Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

Àwọn Ìpínlẹ̀ Aṣọ̀kan Norman Schwarzkopf
Àwọn Ìpínlẹ̀ Aṣọ̀kan Colin Powell
Sáúdí Arábíà Khalid bin Sultan[2][3]
Ilẹ̀ọba Aṣọ̀kan Andrew Wilson
Ilẹ̀ọba Aṣọ̀kan Peter de la Billière

Iraq Saddam Hussein

Iraq Ali Hassan al-Majid
Iraq Salah Aboud Mahmoud

Strength
959,600[4]
1,820 Fighter aircraft and attack aircraft (1,376 American, 175 Saudi, 69 British, 42 French, 24 Canadian, 8 Italian)
3,318 tanks (mainly M1 Abrams(U.S.),Challenger 1(UK), M60(U.S.))
8 aircraft carriers
2 battleships
20 cruisers
20 destroyers
5 submarines[5]
545,000 (100,000 in Kuwait)+
649 fighters
4,500 tanks (Chinese Type-59s, Type-69s, & self produced T-55 T-62, about 500 Soviet Union T-72) [5]
Casualties and losses
379 killed

776 wounded[6]

20,000-35,000 casualties[7]
Civilian deaths:
About 3,664 Iraqi civilians killed.[8]

2 Israeli civilians killed, 230 injured [9]
1 Saudi civilian killed, 65 injured [10]
Around 1,000 Kuwaiti civilians killed during the Iraqi occupation in addition to 300,000 refugees.[11]

Persian Gulf War


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  1. http://www.historyorb.com/events/november/30
  2. Gulf War, the Sandhurst-trained Prince Khaled bin Sultan al-Saud was co commander with General Norman Schwarzkopf www.casi.org.uk/discuss
  3. General Khaled was Co-Commander, with U.S. General Norman Schwarzkopf, of the allied coalition that liberated Kuwait www.thefreelibrary.com
  4. Gulf War Coalition Forces (Latest available) by country www.nationmaster.com
  5. 5.0 5.1 Geoffrey Regan, p.214
  6. "Persian Gulf War - MSN Encarta". Archived from the original on 2009-10-31. http://www.webcitation.org/5kwqMXGNZ. 
  7. "Persian Gulf War - MSN Encarta". Archived from the original on 2009-10-31. http://www.webcitation.org/5kwqMXGNZ. 
  8. "The Wages of War: Iraqi Combatant and Noncombatant Fatalities in the 2003 Conflict". Project on Defense Alternatives. http://www.comw.org/pda/0310rm8ap2.html#1.%20Iraqi%20civilian%20fatalities%20in%20the%201991%20Gulf. Retrieved 2009-05-09. 
  9. http://www.publicpolicy.umd.edu/Fetter/1993-Nature-Scud.pdf
  10. http://www.iraqwatch.org/government/US/Pentagon/dodscud.htm
  11. "The Use of Terror during Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait". The Jewish Agency for Israel. http://www.jafi.org.il/education/actual/iraq/3.html. Retrieved 2009-05-09.