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The Ground War-Operation Desert Storm ( Gulf War ) Documentary 2016.

The Ground War-Operation Desert Storm ( Gulf War ) Documentary 2016.
34 nations led by the United States started war against Iraq in response to Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait.The US Armed Forces with Coalition forces dominated the air with their technological advantages. Ground offensive has significant advantage of being able to operate under the protection of air supremacy that had been achieved by their air forces.

Coalition main battle tanks, such as the U.S. M1 Abrams, British Army Challenger 1, and Kuwaiti M-84AB were vastly superior and destroyed Chinese Type 69 and export-model T-72 tanks used by the Iraqi Army. Several tank battles took place, but apart from that, Coalition troops encountered minimal resistance, as most Iraqi troops surrendered. On February 24, 1991, after 39 days of a devastating air campaign, the U.S. led coalition began to liberate Kuwait and systematically destroy most of Saddam Hussein and Iraq’s army, the 4th largest army in the world

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