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Appendix C: Allied Participation and Contributions

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Appendix C

Allied Participation and Contributions 

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Theater Coalition Ships

(Total ships in theater on the date specified)

Country 22-Aug 18-Sep 21-Oct 12-Nov 21-Jan
Argentina       2 2
Australia         3
Belgium 3 3 3 3 6
Canada 3 3 3 3 3
Denmark   1 1 1 1
France 7 14 14 15 14
Germany 6                  -  - 7 5
Greece   1 1 1 1
Italy 2 3 4 3 10
Netherlands 2 2 3 3 3
Norway   1 1  - 1
Poland     1  - 1
Portugal     1 1 1
Spain 3 3 3 3 4
Turkey         2
U.S. 45 45 55 65 100
UK 7      - 12 16 18
USSR   2 2 4 4
Total 78 78 104 127 179

Sources: Time, August 27, 1990, January 28, 1991.
New York Times, September 18, October 21, November 12, 1990.
Washington Post National Weekly Edition, January 21-27, 1991.

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Theater Coalition Troops

(Total troops in theater on the date specified, in thousands)

Country 26 Aug 18 Sep 21 Oct 12 Nov 21 Jan
Bangladesh     2.0 2.0 6.0
Canada         1.7
Czechoslovakia       0.2 0.2
Egypt 5.0 5.0 14.0 29.0 35.0
France 8.5 13.1 8.0 5.0 10.0
Gulf Cooperation Council 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Honduras         0.2
Hungary (Medics)         .1
Kuwait 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0
Morocco 1.0 1.2 2.0 2.0 2.0
Niger         0.5
Pakistan   2.0 5.0 2.0 5.0
Saudi Arabia 45.0 45.0 45.0 45.0 45.0
Senegal         0.5
Syria 1.2 4.0 19.0 19.0 20.0
Turkey (on Iraqi border) 70.0 100.0 95.0 95.0 100.0
U.S. 40.0 140.0 200.0 210.0 450.0
UK   6.0 6.0 11.0 35.0
Total 180.7 326.3 406.2 430.2 721.2

Sources: New York Times, August 26, September 18, October 21, November 12, 1990.
Time, September 26, 1990, March 4, 1991.
Washington Post National Weekly Edition, January 21-27, 1991.

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Allied Contributions

By February 1, 1991, 32 countries had joined the United States in the coalition against Iraq and had pledged enough money to fund 80 percent of the war effort. In all, 13 countries and the Afghan Mujahedeen had committed combat forces.

Country Personnel Equipment Money
Afghan Mujahedeen 2,000 troops    
Argentina   2 ships
2 transport aircraft
 
Australia Medical /surgical team 3 ships  
Bangladesh 3,000 troops    
Belgium 50 medical 4 transport aircraft
2,800 hospital beds
3 minesweepers
1 frigate
18 mirage-5 aircraft
 
Bulgaria 1 unit army engineers    
Canada medical/surgical team CF-18 fighters
3 ships
air defense aircraft
transport aircraft
 
Czechoslovakia 400 medical    
Denmark   1 corvette  
Egypt 30,000 troops    
France 11,500 ground troops
2,500 transport/support
4,500 extra ground, stationed in Dijbouti
3 frigates
3 destroyers
1 patrol boat
2 tankers
1 support ship
1 transport
54 combat aircraft
 
Germany 580 soldiers to operate
air defense systems in
Turkey
Minesweepers &
other ships
18 Alpha jets in
Turkey
$9B ($3.5B paid
$5.5B pledged)
Greece   1 frigate  
Hungary Medical personnel    

 

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Country Personnel Equipment Money
Italy   3 frigates
2 corvettes
8 fighter aircraft
 
Japan     $11B pledged
Kuwait 7,000 ground troops 35 combat aircraft $21B
($2.SB paid
$18.SB
pledged)
Morocco 1,700 troops    
Netherlands   2 frigates
1 fast combat ship
1 emergency hospital
2 squadrons Patriot missiles to Turkey
2 squadrons Hawk air defense missiles
2 P-3 Orion aircraft
$33M in ammunition
 
New Zealand medical/surgical  team aircraft  
Niger 400 troops    
Norway   1 coast guard ship  
Pakistan 11,000 troops    
Philippines medical personnel    
Poland   military field hospital
1 hospital  ship
 
Portugal   1 naval supply ship    
Romania medical team and anti-
chemical warfare
specialists
           

 

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Country Personnel Equipment Money
Saudi Arabia     65,000 troops     117 combat aircraft   $14.6B
($1.6B paid
$13B pledged)
including offer
to pay for all
food, water,
petroleum and
transportation
for Allied
forces
Senegal 500 troops    
Sierra Leone 30 medical personnel    
Singapore medical team    
South Korea     $280M
($60M paid
$220M
pledged)
Soviet Union   1 destroyer on patrol  
Spain   1 frigate
2 corvettes
 
Sweden field hospital and
medical personnel
   
Syria 20,000 troops    
Turkey 120,000 troops Access to Turkish
bases for Allied
aircraft
 
United Arab Emirates     $1.66B
($660M paid
$1B pledged)
United Kingdom 31,000 ground troops 5 destroyer/frigates
5 minesweepers
10 support ships
75 combat aircraft
 

Source: Defense News, February 4, 1991.
New York Times, March 24, 1991.
Office of Navy Surgeon General, April 2, 1991.

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