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Operation Desert Storm
or "The Mother of All Battles"

1991

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Operation Desert Storm, the liberation of Kuwait, began on January 17, led by the U.S. and 34 coalition Allies.

1991C

By Gorrell, 'Copley News Service', January 1, 1991

1991D

By Garland, 'The Independent', January 2, 1991

Jan 15, Showdown in the Desert!

1991E

By Deore, 'The Dallas Morning News', January 4, 1991

1991F

By Garry Trudeau, 'The Universal Press Syndicate', January 8, 1991

1991G

By Bob Gale, 'The New York Times', January 13, 1991

1991H

By Bill Caldwell, 'The Daily Star', January 14, 1991

January 15: Showdown in the Desert!

1991I

By Oliphant, 'Universal Press Syndicate', January 15, 1991

January 15, U.N. deadline for Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait.

Tariq Aziz responding to Presiden Bush's letter to Saddam Hussein, said it contained language inappropriate for correspondence between two Heads of State.

1991J

By Jak, 'The Evening Standard', January 17, 1991

1991P

By Gaskill, 'Today', January 19, 1991

Iraq fires scud missiles on Israel.

1991K

By Mike Luckovich, 'Creaters Syndicate', January 20, 1991

1991N

By R. Pryor, 'The New York Times', January 20, 1991

1991O

By Sherry Lane: Caricaturist, Cartoonist, Westbeth.org, 1991

"Stormin' Norman" and the Gulf War, 1991
General Norman Schwarzkoph, Supreme Military Commander of the Coalition Forces during the Persian Gulf War that liberated Kuwait after it was invaded by Iraq.

1991Q

By Deore, 'The Dallas Morning News', January 23, 1991

1991A

By Griffin, 'The Daily Mirror', January 24, 1991, U.K.

1991B

By Griffin,'Sunday People', January 27, 1991, U.K.

1991R

By Deore, 'The Dallas Morning News', February 3, 1991

Iraqi forces set fire to Kuwaiti oil wells.

1991S

By Deore, 'The Dallas Morning News', February 8, 1991

News Item: Jordan's King Hussein tilted sharply towards Iraq in the Gulf War, discribing the conflict as an efford to outsiders to destroy Iraq and carve up the Arab world.

1991T

By Vint Lawrence, 'The New Republic' February 11, 1991

The man who bet on the wrong Iraqi horse: PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat

1991U

By Garland, 'The Daily Telegraph', February 22, 1991

1991V

By Jak, 'The Evening Standard', February 25, 1991

1991X

By Cummings, 'The Sunday Express', February 26, 1991

Saddam held Adolf Hitler and Josef Stalin as his role models.

1991W

By Mike Luckovich, 'The Atlanta Constitution', February 27, 1991

1991L

By Griffin, 'The Daily Mirror', February 27, 1991, U.K.

THE WAR IS OVER: 'KUWAIT IS LIBERATED'.
'The Sydney Morning Herald' (Australia), March 1, 1991

1991Y

By Heath, 'The Independent', February 27, 1991

February 26, Kuwait is liberated after a 100-hour ground war.

1991Z

By Gamble, 'The Florida Times-Union', March 1, 1991

1991aa

By David Gaskill, 'Today', March 1, 1991
cutting is an illustration to short article by Matthew Benns

"The Sands of Time have run out for Saddam Hussien." Quote by Matthew Benns.

1991bb

By Deore, 'The Dallas Morning News', March 6, 1991

Some 450,000 Palestinians lived in Kuwait before the Iraqi invasion. Most were expelled after the country was liberated.

1991cc

By Garland, 'The Daily Telegraph', March 8, 1991

News: Iraq - Shia and Kurdish uprisings against the regime prompt a brutal crackdown.

1991dd

By Deore, 'The Dallas Morning News', March 10, 1991

1991ee

By Deore, 'The Dallas Morning News', March 15, 1991

1991M

By Griffin, 'The Daily Mirror', April 26, 1991, U.K.