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Storming the American Embassy

Marines are crouched behind a concrete barrier for cover
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Chip Beck; 1991; Unframed Dimensions 23H X 30W
Accession #: 91-159-A
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On 28 February 1991, U.S. Army Special Forces and U.S. Navy SEAL teams surrounded the American Embassy in Kuwait City and formally took it back as a symbolic gesture of victory over Iraqi forces.

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  • Persian Gulf War 1990-1991
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