Author: Paul W Westermeyer
US Marines in Battle Al-Khafji: 28 January - 1 February 1991
Marine Corps History Division
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The Battle of Khafji was the first major ground engagement of the Gulf War. It took place in and around the Saudi Arabian city of Khafji, from 29 January to 1 February 1991 and marked the culmination of the Coalition's air campaign over Kuwait and Iraq, which had begun on 17 January 1991.