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The Persian Gulf War. Chris Wilson D period 4/25/08. Introduction . Persian Gulf War began on August 2,1990 It was a conflict between Iraq and 32 other nation including USA, Britain, Egypt, France, and Saudi Arabia, . Cause of why it happen.

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The Persian Gulf War

Chris Wilson

D period

4/25/08


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Introduction

  • Persian Gulf War began on August 2,1990

  • It was a conflict between Iraq and 32 other nation including USA, Britain, Egypt, France, and Saudi Arabia,


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Cause of why it happen

  • Saddam accused Kuwait for drilling on there land so he called for an invasion.

  • UN security Council called for Iraq to withdraw and stop most trades there

  • Saddam Hussein refused so we went to war .

  • It was called Operation Desert Strom


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The Invasion

  • Us invaded shortly after midnight August 2.

  • US deployed 400,000 troops in Iraq and the other 32 nations sent 200,000 troops.

  • One of those nations was turkey who let us build air base on their land


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The Consequences

  • Saddam Hussein had second war that was worse then the first one

  • After the war thousand of American soldiers were infected by a unknown sickness that made them have abdominal


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How the war impacted US

  • It lowered oil

  • Military and civilians died during the war

  • Thousand of US troops got Gulf War syndrome (GWS)


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Quiz

1 What year did it start?

2 Why did it start?

3 How many US troops was deployed?

4 What day did we invade?

5 What time was when we invaded

6 What does GWS stand for

7 Who called for Iraq to withdraw

8 How many nation were fighting against Iraq

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Bibliography

  • Frazer, Guy. Personal interview. 24 Apr. 2008.

  • “Gulf War.” wikipedia. 25 Apr. 2008

    <http://http://en.wikipedia.org/‌wiki/‌Gulf_war>.

  • MSN encarta. 25 Apr. 2008 <http://encarta.msn.com/‌encnet/‌refpages/‌refarticle.aspx?refid=761551555>.

  • “The Persian Gulf War (Jan. 16, 1991–April 6, 1991).” info please. 25 Apr. 2008 <http://www.infoplease.com/‌ipa/‌A0001293.html>.