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Operation Desert Storm was launched to drive Iraqi forces out of Kuwait on January 17, 1991, and resulted in complete success on February 28. Most of the operation took place in the skies over Kuwait and Iraq, as air bom... More »

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Desert Storm trading cards feature notable people and equipment from the Persian Gulf War, which lasted from Aug. 2, 1990 to Feb. 28, 1991. They were produced in the United States by various companies. More »

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Storms are formed when the movement of cold and warm air currents creates extreme air pressure difference. Extreme air pressure is created at an atmospheric level as warm wet air rushes, causing cold air to move towards ... More »

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