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Persian Gulf War

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
  • Coalition victory
  • Imposition of sanctions against Iraq
  • Removal of Iraqi invasion force from Kuwait
  • Heavy Iraqi casualties and destruction of Iraqi and Kuwaiti infrastructure

 United States
 Saudi Arabia
 United Kingdom

Other Coalition forces

Iraq Iraq
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

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 Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. General Khaled was Co-Commander, with U.S. General Norman Schwarzkopf, of the allied coalition that liberated Kuwait www.thefreelibrary.com Archived 2011-04-30 at the Wayback Machine.
  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. 
  7. "Persian Gulf War - MSN Encarta". Archived from the original on 2009-10-31. 
  8. "The Wages of War: Iraqi Combatant and Noncombatant Fatalities in the 2003 Conflict". Project on Defense Alternatives. Retrieved 2009-05-09. 
  9. "Ẹda pamosi" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-09-11. Retrieved 2009-11-28. 
  10. "Ẹda pamosi". Archived from the original on 2011-05-14. Retrieved 2009-11-28. 
  11. "The Use of Terror during Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait". The Jewish Agency for Israel. Archived from the original on 2005-01-24. Retrieved 2009-05-09.