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Humanitarian operations in northern Iraq, 1991 with marines in Operation Provide Comfort

Ronald J. Brown

Humanitarian operations in northern Iraq, 1991 with marines in Operation Provide Comfort

by Ronald J. Brown

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Published by History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, [U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., distributor] in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Marine Corps -- Civic action.,
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Civilian relief.,
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Refugees -- Protection -- Iraq.,
  • Humanitarianism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ronald J. Brown.
    SeriesU.S. Marines in the Persian Gulf, 1990-1991
    ContributionsUnited States. Marine Corps. History and Museums Division.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17684349M

    refugees in northern Iraq in Operation Provide Comfort in mid Army Air Service planes from Kelly Field, Texas, dropped food supplies to marooned flood victims along the Rio Grande. On a few occasions dur­ ing the s, American aviators bombed their own country-forgood cause. They delivered ordnance against ice jams in the Delaware, Platte. Reacting to this crisis, the UN Security Council passed resolution (5 April ), which demanded that Iraq halt the repression and requested member states to assist in the humanitarian relief efforts. The United States launched Operation PROVIDE COMFORT on 6 .

    Brown, Ronald J. Humanitarian operations in northern Iraq, with marines in Operation Provide Comfort, title page (Operation Provide Comfort) page iii (Operation Provide Comfort, an international relief effort in northern Iraq from 7 April to 15 July ). A relief operation, Operation "Provide Comfort," was launched to provide facilities for the refugees until they could return to their villages. On 11 April , Naval Mobile Construction Battalion , deployed at Rota, Spain, was ordered to send its Air Detachment to Zakho.

    Service Gulf War Histories The United States Army in Operations DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM This narrative is designed to provide an overview of the role of the United States Army in the conflict with Iraq that took place from August through February Operation Provide Comfort provided food, medical, and basic living aid to the Kurds, who were set up in large camps below the mountains bordering Iraq and Turkey.


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Humanitarian Operations in Northern Iraq, With Marines in Operation Provide Comfort. Call To Action In early April the rugged, snow-capped mountains of northern Iraq were flooded by waves of refugees fleeing the wrath of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.

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Marines who supported Operation Provide Comfort, an international relief effort in northern Iraq from 7 April to 15 July Brand: Progressive Management. Operation Provide Comfort and Provide Comfort II were military operations initiated by the United States and other Coalition nations of the Gulf War, starting in Aprilto defend Kurds fleeing their homes in northern Iraq in the aftermath of the Gulf War and deliver humanitarian aid to them.

of it supported Operation PROVIDE COMFORT, a demanding effort hastily organized to provide relief to the Iraqi Kurds who had been brutally sup- pressed in the aftermath of D ESERT S TORM and had fled to the mountains. Sep 18,  · In March ofafter the United States and coalition allies forcibly removed Iraqi forces from Kuwait in Operation Desert Storm, thousands of ethnic Kurds in northern Iraq revolted against dictator Saddam Hussein's rule.

Operation Provide Comfort and Provide Comfort II were military operations initiated by the United States and other Coalition nations of the Gulf War, starting in Aprilto defend Kurds fleeing their homes in northern Iraq in the aftermath of the Gulf War and deliver humanitarian aid to dentalimplantsverobeach.comon: Northern Iraq.

Nearly a quarter century after the U.S.-European alliance undertook Operation Provide Comfort (OPC) inin response to Saddam Hussein’s plan to take militarily action against the Kurds in northern Iraq, this operation remains in the history books as an under-appreciated success story of geo-strategic dentalimplantsverobeach.com: Thomas E.

Ricks. from pre-Provide Comfort events to the withdrawal o-f coalition forces from northern Iraq at the end of Provide Comfort 1. Lessons from pre-Provide Comfort operations will be developed and carried forward as trends developed throughout the operation.

Cited by: 5. Location: Iraq. Mission Date: 6 April - 31 December Mission Mandate: To ensure safe delivery of humanitarian aid to Kurdish refugees in Eastern Turkey and northern Iraq. Mission/Operation Notes: After the defeat of Iraq’s military forces in the Gulf War, Iraqi Kurds rose up in revolt against the Baghdad regime.

Some Kurdish groups. Joint Task Force Provide Comfort was formed on 6 April and deployed to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, to conduct humanitarian operations in northern Iraq. withdrew from northern Iraq. Asix-nation coalition ground force remainedin southernTurkey, readyto enterIraq again if necessary.

Thusended PROVIDECOMFORTI. The second phase of PROVIDE COMFORT, which began in mid-Julyenforced the established security zone with U.S., British, French, and Turkish air power.

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Following Desert Storm, the Kurdish Population of Iraq attempted to flee Saddam Hussein in fear he would retaliate against them.

Army Reserve Soldiers remained in theater to support Operation Provide Comfort to restore services and facilities in Kuwait and to provide humanitarian relief to refugees in northern Iraq and Turkey.

humanitarian operations. OPERATION PROVIDE COMFORT was the code name used for the worldwide outpouring of humanitarian assistance provided to the Kurdish displaced persons. The coalition formed to support this operation consisted of army, navy, marine, air force, governmental and non-governmental agencies from thirteen nations.

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Marine Corps. History and Museums Division. AbstractPersian Gulf War, Publisher: Washington, D.C.: History and Museums. 6 April - Joint Task Force Provide Comfort formed and deployed to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, to conduct humanitarian operations in northern Iraq.Aug 30,  · Details the role of the United States Army in Operation Provide Comfort in the aftermath of Saddam Hussein's brutal suppression of the Iraqi Kurds.

Audience This would be a valuable resource for military students, historians, and others studying military history, specifically Operation Provide Comfort.ASSISTING THE IRAQI KURDS IN OPERATION PROVIDE COMFORT, HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION: ASSISTING THE IRAQI KURDS IN OPERATION PROVIDE COMFORT, Gordon W.

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