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Operation Desert Storm Begins

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Two days after the U.N. Security Council deadline for Iraq to withdrawal from Kuwait, operation Desert Storm began with an Apache strike on Bagdad at 2:38 am on January 17, 1991. The war would involve four weeks of aerial bombardment from coalition aircraft and a four day ground war. The war would come to an end on February 28, 1991 when a cease-fire went into effect at 12:00 am Est.

Source: CNN

Posted:  2003-01-17  2:36:44 PM

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2002-08-22

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Iraq Invades Kuwait

2003-03-22

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Operation 'Iraqi Freedom' Begins In Iraq


 
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