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Persian Gulf War / The Battle #133315

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 26, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Routing of Iraqi military in Kuwait reviewed. Report introduced.

(Kuwait City: Forrest Sawyer) Conditions within Kuwait City, Kuwait, as United States and Saudi forces begin to move in featured; details given of Kuwaiti resistance movement in city, now virtually deserted as Iraqi troops seem to have fled overnight; night scenes shown of arms left behind. Reporter's description given of reaction of people left in the city.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Advance of US, British and French forces across eastern Iraq toward Basra and of two divisions of Marines moving toward Kuwait City reported; map shown. Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Bill Redeker) The battle in Kuwait reviewed; scenes shown of artillery, surrendering Iraqis and the blowing up of Iraqi bunkers. [US Central Command Brigadier General Richard NEAL - says army is not laying down its weapons.] [Two SOLDIERS, PILOT - comment on the battle.] [United States Air Force meteorologist Michael SINCongress for Racial Equality - sums up weather predictions.] Advancing forces' logistical problems reviewed.

Jennings, Peter;
Redeker, Bill;
Sawyer, Forrest

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