L. Persian Gulf War (1990-1991)

The Gulf War consisted of (1) Operation Desert Shield (August 2, 1990 - January 17, 1991) which was the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and (2) Operation Desert Storm (January 17, 1991 - February 28, 1991) in its combat phase. Forces were included from 35 nations that were led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.

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9. Conclusion | Tankbusters
9. Conclusion | Tankbusters

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Lieutenant Colonel Joel "Rally" Rush elaborates on how American sentiments changed from before the conflict, to afterwards. Lt. Col. Rush also discusses the lessons people should take away from the...
7. "SCUD Hunts" | Tankbusters
7. "SCUD Hunts" | Tankbusters

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While Lieutenant Colonel Joel Rush did not participate in any organized hunts for Saddam Hussein's SCUD missiles, he recalls his experience of running into a SCUD missile launcher during a night...
5. Flying Missions | Tankbusters
5. Flying Missions | Tankbusters

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Lieutenant Colonel Joel "Rally" Rush discusses what flying missions in the A-10 Thunderbolt II were like. He walks viewers through the process of preparing for a mission, destroying Saddam Hussein's...
4. Reaction to Invasion of Kuwait | Tankbusters
4. Reaction to Invasion of Kuwait | Tankbusters

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Lieutenant Colonel Joel "Rally" Rush recalls his thoughts about hearing the news on Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait in August 1990. Rush also discusses the socio-political climate in the U.S. at...
1. Introduction | Tankbusters
1. Introduction | Tankbusters

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Meet Lieutenant Colonel Joel "Rally" Rush, U.S. Air Force, retired. Rush introduces himself, and briefly discusses his career and job duties in the military.