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Iraq attacks Saudi Arabian port - Battle of Khafji

Title
Iraq attacks Saudi Arabian port - Battle of Khafji
Genre
News report; Press conference; Speech
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1991
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Duration
00:02:16
Description
Iraqi troops have crossed into Saudi Arabia and engaged in fighting with US Marines and allied Arab troops in the city of Khafji, resulting in the death of 20 allied servicemen; Baghdad Radio is claiming it is a massive victory against the infidel invaders. With comment from a Saudi military spokesperson; US Colonel Greg Pepin; Colonel Andrew Duncan, Institute of Strategic Studies. Meanwhile, Labour leader Neil Kinnock has received support for his stance against the line of action in the Gulf War. Female reporter not identified.
Contributors
Andrew Duncan; Greg Pepin
Keywords
Saudi Arabia; Radio; Neil Kinnock; Wars (events); War casualties; Iraq; Gulf War (1990-1991); War propaganda; Khafji; US Marines; Baghdad Radio; Institute of Strategic Studies

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