Persian Gulf War

This edition of History in a Nutshell explores the reasons behind Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait, and the process behind the Coalition's response to Saddam's aggression. 

Saddam Hussein's military forces invaded and occupied Iraq's next door neighbor Kuwait on August 2, 1990. This invasion was immediately condemned by the United Nations, and an Allied Coalition was formed with the purpose of driving Saddam out of Kuwait. 

This edition of History in a Nutshell explores the reasons behind Saddam's invasion of Kuwait, and the process behind the Coalition's response to Saddam's aggression. 

Coming soon is an interview with U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Joel "Rally" Rush - a A-10 Thunderbolt pilot who destroyed Iraqi tanks during the Persian Gulf War! 

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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.
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...
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...