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Nice Gulf war link

Post by rodneyw71 » Sun Feb 11, 2007 7:27 pm

I found this link, thought I would share it.http://www.centennialofflight.gov/essay/Air_Power/gulf_war/AP44.htm

It has alot of good info.
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Post by Dagger X-Ray » Wed Apr 11, 2007 10:15 am

I have seen that site, it is a great one for info
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Post by Redmaxx » Wed Apr 11, 2007 10:47 am

Very nice site.
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Post by crespo » Thu Aug 30, 2007 2:41 am

I'm really interested in Gulf War.There are too many stories about that.
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Post by pitmodano12 » Mon Sep 17, 2007 2:26 am

FYI: I posted the following on Desert Storm com. forums. My Daddy said that the Persian Gulf War was the fulfillment of prophecy in respect to the
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Post by FA1SGret » Sun Jan 10, 2010 10:46 am

Found this bit in the article mentioned:
The hundred hours of the ground war were spent processing prisoners and negotiating around bombed locations. Iraq accepted a ceasefire on February 28 without ever really fighting.
I (we, my unit) actually spent very little time processing pows, and negotiated a lot of bombed locations, and also had quite a fight on a couple of different occasions.

I take this article the same way I took the idea that air power alone could win any battle ... one sided and diminishing for the folks on the ground in the fight.

But, yes, it does have some good info on the air campaign if the author had only left out the slight against the ground forces.
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Post by Redleg13f2h » Wed Jan 13, 2010 2:05 am

A t-62's maximum effective range of 2.7 kilometers (if I remember right) will still be 2.7 kilometers, planes or no planes. They fought back, they just couldn't touch us with direct fire. They could and did reach us with indirect. Fortunately, our team got it stopped pretty quickly when they lobbed it at us. Maybe others didn't and becam more suseptable to chemicle exposure? I believe the air war did a number on them, but if it was so reliable, why was it a surprise whenever we ran into them? Particularly the way they were dug in. You'd think we'd recieve along some BDA and/or battle positions to anticipate.
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Post by FA1SGret » Wed Jan 13, 2010 8:36 am

I'm glad the air folks did what they did. They caused a huge amount of damage and demorilized a huge number of potential fighters ... but they didn't get 'em all.
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Post by redfish » Thu Jan 14, 2010 8:54 pm

Loved the fly boys. They really kicked some ass; however, the RGF fought. Many surrendered. But, many did not. They fought down to the last man in some instances. Many surrendered but I recall seeing some who had engaged us with AK's after their track was down. I remember some being run over because they stood their ground.


I did not see anybody from the airforce clearing bunkers one at a time.

3,000 feet is a little different than 3 feet. Hard to TASTE combat from a cock pit.

They tore it up for sure...but it ain't the same. Four legs to the table. With out all four legs, the table falls.
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Post by FA1SGret » Fri Jan 15, 2010 6:34 pm

unless it's a tripod table ...

I know, I know ... I'm a smart ass. :D
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Post by redfish » Fri Jan 15, 2010 7:43 pm

Or a fold out. :D



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Post by christineb1979 » Sun Dec 12, 2010 10:38 pm

Cool. Website.
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Post by sledgehammer » Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:32 pm

This site had two list of units near Khamisiyah Ammo depot. www.millersgulfwar.com
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