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March 11, 1991 | HOWARD ROSENBERG
My heroes have always been doughboys. Or anyone else in military uniform, since gliding through childhood on the wings of World War II movies that glamorized combat and had my pals and me aching to grab our toy guns and join John Wayne, even though Hitler and the Japanese had already been defeated. And now, with a stunning allied victory in the Persian Gulf to push America's emotional buttons, the spirit of Duke in the South Pacific lives again.
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March 11, 1991 | HOWARD ROSENBERG
My heroes have always been doughboys. Or anyone else in military uniform, since gliding through childhood on the wings of World War II movies that glamorized combat and had my pals and me aching to grab our toy guns and join John Wayne, even though Hitler and the Japanese had already been defeated. And now, with a stunning allied victory in the Persian Gulf to push America's emotional buttons, the spirit of Duke in the South Pacific lives again.
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NEWS
February 13, 1991
Two missiles pierced the entrance of an underground shelter in Baghdad and exploded inside. Iraq said 500 people were killed. Rescuers clawing through the debris found eight survivors immediately after the bombing. Abdul Razak Hassan Janaby, a supervisor of the facility, said 235 bodies were retrieved, and at least 300 were believed still in the wreckage. Residents crowded around the wreckage, looking for relatives and friends.
NEWS
February 16, 1991
Marine Brig. Gen. Richard I. Neal, deputy director of operations for the U.S. Central Command in Saudi Arabia, discussed Iraqi EPWs--or Enemy Prisoners of War--at a briefing: Eight Iraqis surrendered to U.S. forces Thursday night and Friday A U.S. profile of Iraqi prisoners of war shows most are low-ranking soldiers, including privates and PFCs. Significant number are veterans of the Iran-Iraq War recalled to service. 60% of the prisoners deserted or surrendered willingly.
NEWS
February 19, 1991
* SOVIET INITIATIVE: Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev offered a plan for a political settlement of the Gulf War to Iraqi Foreign Minister Tarik Aziz, visiting Moscow, and to President Bush. A Soviet spokesman said the plan contained "purely political measures" but gave no details. The Bush Administration withheld any comment on the substance of the Soviet effort. * U.S. SHIPS HIT MINES: For the first time in the war, U.S. ships in the Persian Gulf were damaged by mines.
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February 14, 1991 | From Associated Press
The United States is considering ways to avoid killing civilians in Iraq, including announcing its bombing targets in advance, the military said today. At its daily briefing, the military also said a U.S. radar jamming plane crashed on a combat mission this morning, killing both airmen aboard. Marine Brig. Gen. Richard I.
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February 7, 1991 | From Associated Press
French President Francois Mitterrand and Britain's commander of Persian Gulf forces said today a ground war is inevitable to force Iraq out of Kuwait. Mitterrand told a televised news conference in Paris that the ground offensive will begin before the end of the month. "The ground battle promises to take place in coming days, in any case sometime this month," Mitterrand said during the interview with four French television journalists. U.S.
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