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Highway of Death

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"Highway of Death" Iraqi Army Armed Retreat from Kuwait 1991

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They Call This The Highway Of Death, And You’ll Cringe When You Learn Why

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1991 Highway of Death

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Highway of Death; Desert Storm/Gulf War

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The highway of death, 1991 Gulf War, Operation Desert Storm Documentary, censored images of war

The Highway of Death refers to a six-lane highway between Kuwait and Iraq, officially known as Highway 80. It runs from Kuwait City to the border town of Safwan in Iraq and then on to the Iraqi city of Basra. The road had been used by Iraqi armored divisions for the 1990 Invasion of Kuwait. The road was repaired after the Persian Gulf War and used by U.S. and British forces in the initial stages of the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
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