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Battle of 73 Easting, Gulf War simulation project papers
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Papers concerning the simulation of a tank battle in the 1991 Gulf War.
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.
5 Linear Feet (3 cartons, 1 map folder)
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