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August 2, 1990 - February 28, 1991 - The Gulf War. my husband served in this war.

The Gulf War August 1990 – 28 February codenamed Operation Desert Storm January 1991 – 28 February was a war waged by coalition force from 34 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.

A destroyed Iraqi tank rests near a series of oil-well fires during the Gulf War, on March 9, 1991, in northern Kuwait

Operation Desert Storm: 25 Years Since the First Gulf War

A destroyed Iraqi tank rests near a series of oil-well fires during the Gulf War, on March in northern Kuwait.

The Highway Of Death - First Gulf War - https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/the-kuwait-highway-of-death.html

Kuwait – Iraq highways, including highway 80 and highway 8 are the direct road routes connecting the Middle Eastern countries together. They are huge highw

Photo © Bruno Barbey/Magnum Photos  KUWAIT. 1991. Burgan burning oil fields. U.S. Marines.

Bruno Barbey is a Moroccan-born French photographer (born Throughout his four-decade career he has traveled across five continents, photographing many wars.

Operation Desert Storm - U.S troops patrolling burning oil fields

Operation Desert Storm - U.S Military troops patrolling burning oil fields in Kuwait during the Persian Gulf War

picturesofwar:    “If I don’t photograph this, people like my mom will think war is what they see on T.V.”  - Kenneth Jarecke, photojournalist  (A photo of an incinerated Iraqi soldier taken during the Gulf War.)

“If I don’t photograph this, people like my mom will think war is what they see on T.” - Kenneth Jarecke, photojournalist (A photo of an incinerated Iraqi soldier taken during the Gulf War.) The consequences of war.

Operation Desert Storm (1991)

Foreground is an one-shot disposable recoilless antitank weapon. This is in Desert Storm 1991 as shown by the "chocolate chip" desert camouflage pattern.

Operation Desert Storm My family fought here as well as all wars

Soldiers of the Airborne Division stand atop an high-mobility multi-purpose wheeled vehicle as they watch a Chinook helicopter prepare to touch down during Operation Desert Shield.

Gulf War Syndrome

Gulf War Syndrome (GWS), also known as Gulf War Illness (GWI), is a chronic multisymptom illness affecting a wide cross-section of Gulf War-era veterans who fought in the deserts of Iraq and Kuwait.

In 1991, as part of Operation Desert Storm, former U.S. Army Spc. Candy Lovett arrived in Kuwait a healthy 29-year-old eager to serve her country. Two de...

Toxic Battleground: Contaminated Environments May Be To Blame For Decades Of Sick Soldiers

Gulf War Syndrome and other illnesses among veterans may be due to toxic environments; men may have been exposed to low level toxins such as Sarin from US bombed chemical plants, etc.

Gulf War iraq soldiers dead, 1991.  The Iraqi tanks were at the mercy of our Apache helicopters and A-10 Thunderbolts, as well as our M1A1 Abrams tanks

Gulf War iraq soldiers dead, The Iraqi tanks were at the mercy of our Apache helicopters and Thunderbolts, as well as our Abrams tanks

http://www.historyguy.com/gulf_war_images_pictures.htm  The "Highway of Death" after American warplanes caught retreating Iraqi forces in the open in the Gulf War of 1991 against Iraq.

The "Highway of Death" after American warplanes caught retreating Iraqi forces in the open in the Gulf War of 1991 against Iraq. {I see a school bus}

Report: New vets showing Gulf War illness symptoms.  Chronic multisymptom illness was formerly called Gulf War Syndrome, the Institute of Medicine report said. It includes symptoms in at least two of six categories: fatigue, mood and cognition issues, musculoskeletal problems, gastrointestinal problems, respiratory difficulties and neurologic issues that last for at least six months.

Report: New vets showing Gulf War illness symptoms