1990 GB – IRAQ …1st IRAQI WAR BRITISH FORCES “DESERT STORM” .. [19915]

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1990 (Dec 11) Plain envelope to Sgt. R.E. Maudeline, Q8 247579, 33 qn (Flt), RAF SHF Detme OPGRAM, BFPO 644 bearing GB Machin 22p tied St. Albans / Herts date stamp & with black framed Inform Your Correspondents of /Your Correct Postal Address Viz /No., Rank, Name , /Refsheet ME /Op Granby, BFPO with ink 637 inserted.
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Between 2 – 4 August 1990 Iraqi Military forces invaded Kuwait, Coalition forces were built up
in Saudi Arabia & action commenced 17 Jan 1991 initially with Air strikes & Bombardments followed with a ground Force attack on 24 Feb that lasted exactly 100 hours of intense & fast moving combat after which a cease fire was called prior to an Armistice negotiated on 3 March ….genuine mail is scarce

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