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Battle of 73 Easting, Gulf War simulation project papers
M1451  
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Description
Papers concerning the simulation of a tank battle in the 1991 Gulf War.
Background
In February 26, 1991, two days into Operation Desert Storm, the allied VII Corps had moved through southern Iraq towards the Kuwait border. The 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment had an initial encounter with ten Iraqi tanks which were destroyed near longitudinal line 60 (Easting 60); they moved on until the bulk of the battle occurred at 73 Easting. The visibility was almost zero because of dust storms and nightfall. It was this battle which the simulation project portrayed.
Extent
5 Linear Feet (3 cartons, 1 map folder)
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.
Availability
Collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.