Photographic evidence of the Iraqi regime's destruction in Kuwait from August 1990 through February 1991
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The City

  See Overview Page 4 for a written description of the damage done to the City. For the City’s old fishing harbor and City scenes on the Gulf, see the Coast. For memorials to the martyrs in the City, see Human Cost. Back to thumbnails
Seif Palace Exterior  Soon after the invasion, Iraqi troops looted and vandalized the Palace buildings, then wrecked them with gunfire, artillery shelling, and firebombing. The attack on Seif Palace was part of a campaign to destroy Kuwait's national identity. Shown here is the front gate.
Seif Palace Exterior
Soon after the invasion, Iraqi troops looted and vandalized the Palace buildings, then wrecked them with gunfire, artillery shelling, and firebombing. The attack on Seif Palace was part of a campaign to destroy Kuwait's national identity. Shown here is the front gate. (For the same scene 20 years later, visit the next photo.)
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