Desert Storm – The Ground War, Day 1 – Crush the Saddam Line – Animated



24th February 1991 – After weeks of bombing the Iraqi military, the US-led coalition launches the ground invasion of Iraq to liberate Kuwait. Not only must they breach the defended minefields of southern Kuwait, coalition armour must punch a hole through the heavily defended “Saddam Line”.

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Sources:
Desert Storm Air War: The Aerial Campaign against Saddam’s Iraq in the 1991 Gulf War – Jim Corrigan
Jayhawk: The VII Corps in the Persian Gulf War – Stephen A. Bourque
Crusade: The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War – Rick Atkinson

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