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Colin Powell was the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during Desert Storm.<INPUT type="button" value="Answer" onClick="confirm('True, He held this position from 1989-1993','width=300,height=200,left=0,top=0')"> <br><br> 2. Why did Iraq invade Kuwait?<INPUT type="button" value="Answer" onClick= "confirm('Money, Oil, Territory','width=300,height=200,left=0,top=0')"> <br><br> 3. Who was the leader of Iraq during this conflict? <INPUT type="button" value="Answer" onClick="confirm('Saddam Hussein','width=300,height=200,left=0,top=0')"> <br><br> 4. Who led the U.N. forces sent to liberate Kuwait?<INPUT type="button" value="Answer" onClick="confirm('U.S.','width=300,height=200,left=0,top=0')"> <br><br> 5. When did Desert Shield officially begin?<INPUT type="button" value="Answer" onClick="confirm('August 7-8, 1990','width=300,height=200,left=0,top=0')"> <br><br> 6. True or False, Desert Storm officially started on January 8, 1991.<INPUT type="button" value="Answer" onClick="confirm('False, The invasion did not start until January 16, 1991.','width=300,height=200,left=0,top=0')"> <br><br> 7. True or False, MiGs were the fighter planes flown by Iraqi pilots.<INPUT type="button" value="Answer" onClick="confirm('True','width=300,height=200,left=0,top=0')"> <br><br> 8. True or False. The First Gulf War officially ended on February 28, 1991. <INPUT type="button" value="Answer" onClick="confirm('False, That day marked the end of fighting between U.N. coalition forces and Iraqi military. The final peace treaty was signed on November 30, 1995.','width=300,height=200,left=0,top=0')"> <br><br> 9. In what country did a majority of the fighting take place? <INPUT type="button" value="Answer" onClick="confirm('Kuwait','width=300,height=200,left=0,top=0')"> <br><br> 10. True or False, Saddam Hussein remained Dictator of Iraq following Iraq's loss in the First Gulf War.<INPUT type="button" value="Answer" onClick="confirm('True','width=300,height=200,left=0,top=0')"> <br><br> 11. When did the conflict in the Persian Gulf begin? <INPUT type="button" value="Answer" onClick= "confirm('The conflict in the Persian Gulf began on Aug. 2, 1990, after talks between representatives from Iraq and Kuwait did not resolve grievances over oil pricing.','width=300,height=200,left=0,top=0')"> <br><br> 12. When did Operation Desert Shield begin? <INPUT type="button" value="Answer" onClick="confirm('On Aug. 7, after Saddam Hussein refused to remove his troops from Kuwait, President Bush ordered Operation Desert Shield to begin.','width=300,height=200,left=0,top=0')"> <br><br> 13. Who was the commander of U.S. Forces against Saddam Hussein?<INPUT type="button" value="Answer" onClick="confirm('Headquarters U.S. Central Command would direct the coalition of allied forces against Saddam Hussein. Under the command of Army Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, CENTCOM immediately set preplanned preparations in motion. CENTCOMs function: to coordinate U.S. force deployment to the Persian Gulf region to help defend Saudi Arabia and provide security to other Arab states.','width=300,height=200,left=0,top=0')"> <br><br> 14. When did President Bush sign an order authorizing members of the armed forces reserves to be called up for active duty.<INPUT type="button" value="Answer" onClick= "confirm('In late August. Also, throughout the campaign, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard members flew and maintained aircraft for strategic and tactical airlift, fighter and reconnaissance operations, as well as tanker support.','width=300,height=200,left=0,top=0')"> <br><br> 15. When did Operation Desert Storm begin? <INPUT type="button" value="Answer" onClick= "confirm('Jan. 16 -- allied forces answered Iraqs silence. Coalition aircraft surgically bombed key Iraqi military targets such as heavily-fortified command and communications centers, missile launch sites, radar facilities, and airports and runways. Iraqi ground forces were under heavy day-and-night air attack from that day on.','width=350,height=200,left=0,top=0')"> <br><br> 16. When was Kuwait liberated? <INPUT type="button" value="Answer" onClick= "confirm('By Feb. 25, spearheaded by the U.S. Air Force, airpowers rain of explosives had forced thousands upon thousands of Iraqi soldiers to abandon their stockpiles of equipment, weapons and ammunition and surrender. Two days later -- Feb. 27 -- the Iraqi military was scattered and defeated -- Kuwait was liberated!','width=300,height=200,left=0,top=0')"> <br><br> 17. How many Air Force personnel were deployed to Operation Desert Shield/Storm?<INPUT type="button" value="Answer" onClick= "confirm('more than 55,000','width=300,height=300,left=0,top=0')"> <br><br> 18. How many U.S. Air Force AWACS aircraft were used in the conflict?<INPUT type="button" value="Answer" onClick= "confirm('From Jan. 16 until the Feb. 27 cease-fire, four U.S. Air Force AWACS aircraft were continuously airborne controlling more than 3,000 coalition sorties each day. As a tribute to their effectiveness, despite having to control aircraft flown by pilots from numerous air forces speaking several languages, not one case of air-to-air fratricide was reported.','width=300,height=200,left=0,top=0')"> <br><br> 19. How many C-130 aircraft were deployed in support of Desert Shield/Storm?<INPUT type="button" value="Answer" onClick="confirm('More than 145. These aircraft moved units to forward bases once they arrived in the theater. From Aug. 10 to the cease-fire, Air Force C-130s flew 46,500 sorties and moved more than 209,000 people and 300,000 tons of supplies within the theater. They provided logistical support, medical evacuation of the wounded, and battlefield mobility once the fighting started. During the 100-hour ground campaign, C-130s flew more than 500 sorties a day.','width=300,height=200,left=0,top=0')"> <br><br> 20. How many refueling aircraft were deployed in support of Desert Shield/Storm?<INPUT type="button" value="Answer" onClick= "confirm('During Operation Desert Shield/Storm, the Air Force deployed 256 KC-135s and 46 KC-10 to the Persian Gulf. Air Force tankers refueled every aircraft of every service -- fighter, bomber, airlift, AWACS, or Joint-STARS. Some allied forces also used Air Force tankers to do their mission. 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