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Subject: SEQUENCE OF EVENTS 26 FEB 91                                    

Box  ID: BX600005

Document Number:          3

Folder Title: VARIOUS 1ST MAR DIV DOCUMENTS                                                                   

Folder Seq #:         26

Unit: 1 MARDIV    

Parent Organzation: 1 MEF       





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                 Two T--55'  Destroyed at grid (,@l 71-',272,.
          'I(:)5, NTI@      point fc)t-tnd at grid      -/'14'@81.
          1121, Company D, LAI reports              BMP'S, and SA-9/enemy has no will
          to fight at vic: OT 8--@26.
          1154,  Gas reported by lf'll, going to MOPP-4.
          1155,  Ripper holds at limit of advance (30 grid line).
          127.4, All clear/MOPP-2.
          1530,  TF Ripper attacks north.
       -  1543,  Two T-72's at KIA, 18 BTR, 60 PB at KIA/enemy withdrawing north.
       -  1545,  1/7 at PL Margret and holding.
       -  1609,  1/7 destroys eight BTR'5 at grid QT 810350.
       -  1612,  Pride authorizes Ripper to continue the attack to FL Green.
       -  1620,  Ripper 5 reports to F'ride that our- right flank is e@.,posed due to
          rapid  advance.
       -  1622,  Pride directs F'apa Bear to attack to secure Ripper's right flank.
       -  1628,  1/7 reports compound at grid UT 746354, numerous EPW'S, women and
          children.
       -  167,0, 1/7 reports (1) BMP destroyed at UT 749 53, by passing Quarries
          to the west.
       -  16:7.9, Kuwaiti Resistance is working in our area/wearing pin@.-.,, red or
          orange arm bands.
       -  1644, 1/7 destroyed Surface laid mine at UT 80832e.
       -  1650, 3d Tank Bn encountering heavy brush at 36 grid line. Dismounting
          infantry "I'm turning the Demons loose".
       -  170e, Recon reports firing a sealed T-72 at UT 776336/Thermite grenade
          down tube.
       -  1724, t'LLWaiti Resistance in control of Police Post.
       -  1725, F'sy0ps bird requested to keep Kuwaiti citizens out of our zone.
          Safety precautions.
       -  1729, 3d Tan[.-. Bri directed to proceed to PL Green.
       -  177,8, 1/5 reports possible niine-field at UT 756402/will breach.
       -  1740, 1/5 reports breach completed no mines.

     -.IAS@... FORCE PAPA BEAR
 to vic OS 838968 in preparation for the
          atta.r@.-., on Kuwait International Airport (KIA).
          OBCIO, TF began movement north from vic: DS 83896(3.        Many enemy armored
          vehicles and fighting positions bypassed. Visibility negligible in
          CIOLkds of black smoke.
          11C)O, TF reached PL Red (OT 8C)20).
          1-@(.)O, TF positioned behind FL Dianne.
          1 3c), TF CO received Division Frag Order for attack on KIA.
          1500, TF  went to MOPF-4 on a report from 1/11. Within ten minutes the
          FOX vehicle sounded the "all clear".
          1620, TF received call for assistance from TF Ripper. Division
          authorizes TF Papa Bear to attack in zone in order to support right
          ilan@.-. of 1/7.
          1630, 3/9 led the TF toward KIA.        Visibility in the thick blacl::l sfrio@@,e
          Was under 50 meters.
          '635, 1/1 crossed FL Dianne and turned east toward QT e77-3.
          1715, TF Command Element followed '@/9 initially and crossed PL Dianne.
          17@,(-j, 7./9 crossed FL Margaret and negotiated two substantial wi.r-c--



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File Room = aug96_declassified
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Box ID = BX600005
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Folder Title = VARIOUS 1ST MAR DIV DOCUMENTS
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Subject = SEQUENCE OF EVENTS 26 FEB 91
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Scan Date = 20-AUG-1996
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