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The first Gulf War officially started when Saddam Hussein's Iraq military invaded Kuwait in August of 1990. When Iraq refused to withdraw at the start of the next year, the United States sent troops into the region in Ja... More »

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There were 19.3 million military veterans living in the United States in 2014, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, including 1.6 million female veterans and 9.4 million veterans who were 65 and older. There were 7 milli... More »

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The Gulf War lasted from January 12, 1991 through March 6, 1991, when the United Nations announced an end to the war. The Gulf War was caused when Iraq invaded the small country of Kuwait in 1990 and refused to end the o... More »

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The Gulf War occurred after Iraq invaded its neighbor Kuwait in 1990. Iraq resisted U.N. demands to leave Kuwait, so U.S. and coalition forces attacked to remove them and to protect Saudi Arabia. The ground campaign last... More »

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The Gulf War, which is short for the Persian Gulf War, was won by the Kuwait and Allied countries coalition. Despite winning the war, Kuwait was left with heavy damage. More »

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The Gulf War lasted from January 12, 1991 through March 6, 1991, when the United Nations announced an end to the war. The Gulf War was caused when Iraq invaded the small country of Kuwait in 1990 and refused to end the o... More »

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United States military action against Iraq began during March of 2003 for the stated purpose of removing Saddam Hussein, the country's leader, from power as a means of preventing his use of suspected stockpiles of weapon... More »

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