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Old 01-12-2018, 04:39 PM   #246
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Prime Minister Alaa Hussein Ali with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein in 1990...

The invasion started on 2 August 1990, and within 2 days most of the Kuwait Armed Forces were either overrun by the Iraqi Republican Guard or fell back to neighbouring Saudi Arabia and Bahrain..

Saddam Hussein Exposes the reason for invasion Kuwait..

Iraq set up a puppet government known as the "Republic of Kuwait" to rule over Kuwait and then annexed it outright, when Saddam Hussein announced a few days later that it was the 19th province of Iraq...

Gulf/India: Repercussions, East Jerusalem, Tel Aviv Scud Attack..

2 August Highlights of this day in history - The Government of India Act 1858 replaces Company rule in India with that of the British Raj - 69 – Japan's Edo society class system is abolished as part of the Meiji Restoration reforms - 76 -The hand of cards which Wild Bill supposedly held at the time of his death has become known as the dead man's hand - 88 - 1914 – The German occupation of Luxembourg during World War I begins - 1922 A typhoon hits Shantou, Republic of China killing more than 50,000 people - 1923 - Warren Gamaliel Harding (November 2) was the 29th President of the US - 1934 Adolf Hitler becomes Führer of Germany following the death of President Paul von Hindenburg - 1937 – The Marihuana Tax Act is passed in America - 1939 Albert Einstein and Leo Szilard write a letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, urging him to begin the Manhattan Project to develop a nuclear weapron - 1943 - JFK's PT-109 boat sunk Peace Frog - 1964 - The Tonkin Gulf incident sparks U.S. escalation of the Vietnam War 1973 A flash fire kills 51 people at the Summerland amusement centre at Douglas, Isle of Man -1978 - 1980 – A bomb explodes at the railway station in Bologna, Italy, killing 85 people and wounding more than 200 - 1985 – Lockheed L-1011 TriStar Delta Air Lines Flight 191 crashes at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport killing 137 - 1989A massacre is carried out by an Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka killing 64 ethnic Tamil civilians - Too young to enlist in the Military during World War I, Maclean worked in logging camps and for the United States Forest Service in what is now the Bitterroot National Forest of northwestern Montana....He then attended College, where he served as editor-in-chief of the humor magazine the Dartmouth Jack-O-Lantern...Cleanliness is her obsession..Cleans her teeth Ten X a day..Scrub away, scrub away, scrub away the Maclean Way..Take a good look you're bound to see that you and me were meant to be with each other... seen another world..Perhaps it might be better, Mr. President, if you were more concerned with the American People than with your image in the history books..Sometimes I think it was just my imagination..How did we loose all the good that was given us?..Well, I'll tell you..We'd like to give your air staff a complete run-down on the target..We're living in a world that's blowing itself to hell as fast as everybody can arrange it..Just hope they got a Nip in this building who speaks f****** English...

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