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European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Feb 27 1991, Page 3

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - February 27, 1991, Darmstadt, Hesse War in the Gulf Gulf War summary since Start of War Allied sorties. R 100,000 missions flown. Reported by allies 88 killed in action including 55 americans and 33 other allies. 50 americans listed As non combat deaths. An additional 105 americans listed As non combat deaths i operation desert shield before War. 5.1 missing in action including 30 americans 10 British one italian and 10 saudis. A 13 prisoners of War including nine americans two British one italian and one kuwaiti. 45 Allied planes lost 36 in combat including 27 american six British one kuwaiti one italian and one saudi. Non combat losses nine planes including seven american one British and one saudi. Fourteen american helicopters to non hostile causes. More than 30,000 iraqis taken prisoner. 135 iraqi planes destroyed plus six helicopters. More than 400 iraqi tanks destroyed. A a More than 100,000 Allied forces have Cut through the iraqi desert and engaged key units of raq s Republican guard a Pentagon official said. Some elements Are poised along the euphrates River to Block guard units who apparently Are attempting to . Marines were engaged in a tank Battle at the Kuwait City International Airport tuesday night. Iran Rau Khatain Sabriya Babiyan Island a sixteen Inch battleship guns continued to Pound iraqi coastal positions tuesday but there were no reports that the 17,000 marines in a Gulf amphibious task Force were moving toward Shore. Ai Jahirah Kuwait City fail aka Island Al Ahmadi Hafar Al Batin in British armoured units clashed with an iraqi armoured Force West of Kuwait tuesday and took 600 prisoners. One British Soldier was killed. As Saddawi key Allied naval forces oilfield Sab Khas soft ground and wadis dry River Beds Allied tanks iraqi tanks umm Hjul Al Zafra saudi Arabia a amp a scale of Miles 25 the casualty toll from an iraqi scud missile that scored a direct hit monday on a . Barracks in Dhahran saudi Arabia Rose to 28 dead and 100 wounded. Units of the . Marine s 1st and 2nd divisions As Well As the army s 82nd airborne div Are reportedly circling Kuwait City. Saddam Hussein said tuesday he had begun withdrawing his forces from Kuwait. But . Military officials said iraqi forces were a simply fleeing under Allied assault and the attack would continue

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