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Subject: COMMANDERS SITREP 70                                            

Unit: VII CORPS   

Parent Organization: ARCENT      

Box  ID: BX000269

Folder Title: DAILY STAFF JOURNALS-29 MAR 91-2                                                                

Document Number:         12

Folder Seq  #:         55



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                    FROM:  CDR VII CORPS//CG//

                    TO: CONUSARCENT//CG/G3//

                    CLASSIFICATION: SECRET

                    SUBJECT: COMMANDERIS SITREP #70

                    PRECEDENCE: IMMEDIATE


                    REPORTING PERIOD: 27210OZ TO 28210OZ MAR 91


            1.      OPERATIONS SUMMARY.


                A.      CORPS OVERVIEW:

                    (1)      VII CORPS MAINTAINS SCREEN ALONG DML AND

            OUTPOSTS ON HIGHWAY 8, CONTINUES TO CLEAR SECTORS, CONTROLS THE

            CENTCOM DIRECTED DEMARCATION LINE AND IRAQI MILITARY AND CIVILIAN

            MOVEMENT IN CONTROLLED AREAS, PROVIDES HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE,

            AND CONTINUES DEVELOPMENT OF R&A'S. CORPS RETAINS THE CAPABILITY


            FORWARD TO CONDUCT OFFENSIVE OPERATIONS. MOVEMENT OF CIVILIANS


            INTO CORPS SECTOR ACROSS THE DEMARCATION LINE REMAINS HIGH.


            REPORTS FROM GROUPS FLEEING BASRA AND AN NASARIYAH INDICATE


            POSSIBLE DELIBERATE ATTACKS ON CIVILIANS AND WORSENING LIVING


            CONDITIONS IN BOTH AREAS. CORPS CONTINUES TO RECEIVE REPORTS OF


            ALLEGED IRAQI MILITARY COMMITTING ATROCITIES AGAINST THE LOCAL

            POPULATION IN THE LOWER EUPHRATES REGION, TO INCLUDE USE OF

            CHEMICALS AND MASS EXECUTION OF CIVILIANS. AERIAL SEARCH AND


            GROUND RECOVERY OPERATIONS OF FRIENDLY EQUIPMENT CONTINUES

            SIMULTANEOUSLY WITH THE IDENTIFICATION AND DESTRUCTION OF ENEMY


            MATERIAL IN VII CORPS SECTOR. UNITS CONTINUE DENIAL OPERATIONS

            IN SECTOR. CORPS HAS DESTROYED 2138 COMBAT VEHICLES, 2506

            TACTICAL VEHICLES, 2828 WEAPONS, 609 BUNKERS, 760 AMMUNITION






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File Room = sep96_declassified
File Cabinet = Week-42
Box ID = BX000269
Unit = VII CORPS
Parent Organization = ARCENT
Folder Title = DAILY STAFF JOURNALS-29 MAR 91-2
Folder Seq # = 55
Subject = COMMANDERS SITREP 70
Document Seq # = 12
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Queued for Declassification = 01-JAN-1980
Short Term Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Long Term Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Permanent Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Non-Health Related Document = 01-JAN-1980
Declassified = 02-JAN-1997