FC: The Gulf War
1: On August 2 1990, Iraq invaded Kuwait. A few months later, Bush, with support from both Congress and the UN, orders the build up of troops in Saudi Arabia in preparation of Operation Desert Storm.
3: The first stage in the plan to retake Kuwait was a major air campaign to disrupt key military and strategic assets. This began on January 16, 1991.
5: The second phase of the plan called for the ground forces to move in and take back Kuwait from the weakened Iraqi forces. This began on Febuary 23, 1991.