Desert Storm 1990-1991

Desert Storm, a day by day history

“Congratulations on your superb combat performance…You met every requirement of our mission and accomplished everything expected of you by the nation, the Army and the Corps. Few units could have done what you did; nobody could have done it better.”L.D. Holder65th Colonel of the Regiment1 March 1991 INTRODUCTION When Saddam Hussein, President of Iraq, directed

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The Regiment spent the next weeks in Kuwait backing up the rest of the Corps and destroying abandoned enemy equipment. The presence of thousands of unexploded bombs and shells, hundreds of deserted Iraqi vehicles and of numerous burning oil wells made Kuwait an unpleasant and inhospitable place. In March the Second Dragoons moved west to

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