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It was an airstrike against Saddam Husseins air defence command and control by the US Army using Apache helicopters who were lead to the target by US Airforce Special Operations helicopters. This knocked out the Iraqi air defence radar opening the way for a massive aerial bombardment.

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*Jan 16, 1991 The air war started Jan 17 at 2:38 a.m. (local time) or January 16 at 6:38PM EST due to an 8 hour time difference, with an Apache helicopter attack. *US warplanes attack Baghdad, Kuwait and other military targets in Iraq. *Jan 17, 1991 Iraq launches first SCUD Missle attack. *Jan 30, 1991 US forces in the Gulf exceed 500,000. *Feb 6, 1991 Jordan King Hussein lashes out against American bombardments and supports Iraq. *Feb 13, 1991 US Bombers destroy a bunker complex in Baghdad with several hundred citizens inside. Nearly 300 die. *Feb 17, 1991 Tariq Aziz travels to Moscow to discuss possible negotiated end to the war. *Feb 22, 1991 President Bush issues an ultimatum of Feb 23 for Iraqi troops to withdraw from Kuwait. *Feb 23, 1991 Ground war begins with Marines, Army and Arab forces moving into Iraq and Kuwait. *Feb 25, 1991 Iraqi SCUD missle hits a US barracks in Saudi Arabia killing 27. *Feb 26, 1991 Kuwaiti resistence leaders declare they are in control of Kuwait City. *Feb 27, 1991 President Bush orders a cease fire effective at midnight Kuwaiti time. *Mar 3, 1991 Iraqi leaders formally accept cease fire terms *Mar 4, 1991 Ten Allied POWs freed *Mar 5, 1991 35 POWs released *Mar 8, 1991 First US combat forces return home. *April 10, 1991 UN declares official end to the Gulf War *May 10, 1995 Operation Desert Storm officially ended.

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i really don't know i'm just on cus i'm bored :p

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Kyle Mishu invaded Kuwait.

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1991.

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