Peaceful scene of harbor at Kuwait on Persian Gulf, under British administration, in 1942. Several small sailboats are in the water near a wharf. The sun is shining and weather is apparently pleasant, judging by the way people are dressed (all in western garb). A cabin cruiser is docked and several men stand near it conversing. A man, woman, and child stroll along the wharf. Scene shifts to the Brazilian Freighter, SS Ozorio (aka OSORIO) entering the harbor. Camera focuses on the Ozorio, underway. (Note: On June 8, 1941, The SS Ozorio, picked up survivors from the Robin Moor, first U.S. ship to go down in World War II. Later, the Ozorio, herself, was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine, on September 27, 1942.)
An Arabian-American oil company in Kuwait. Cars move down a highway. Officials look at the model of Arabian-American Oil company. A sign reads 'Welcome. Kuwait Oil Company'. A model of the oil plant. Officials confer. Arab and American officials look at the model of an oil derrick.
British troops move to stop Iraqis in Kuwait. British troops arrive in Kuwait. The troops standing in a group. British aircraft in the background. Trucks loaded with Arabs drive on road. Views of building. British troops stand on guard. Dignitaries meet as Arab nations unite. Dignitaries include Abdullah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah.
Aerial and ground views of destroyed tanks and other Iraqi military vehicles on Highway 80, known as the "Highway of Death" during Operation Desert Storm or the Persian Gulf War. Many charred and smoking vehicles on the road , retreating from Kuwait to Basra, Iraq. Smoke arises from the destroyed tanks. Parts of wrecked tanks and other military vehicles. Aerial view of the wreckage in the desert. Iraqi soldiers in a group waving white flags of surrender. Soldiers seated in a meeting with U.S. General Norman Schwarzkopf. Officers eat food and discuss and then stand and shake hands.
During Operation Desert Storm (Persian Gulf War), coalition airplanes fly over Kuwait and Iraq. They drop bombs on targets. Includes views from aircraft cameras. Fire and smoke from targets. Tanks in the desert. Soldiers in the cockpit of the airplanes. Missiles being fired from U.S. ships.
Scenes from Operation Desert Storm (Persian Gulf War). U.S. tanks and soldiers in near the tanks, in the sandy deserts of Iraq and Kuwait. A U.S.soldier with his gun keeps watch across the desert. Cloud of dust in the desert from the moving tanks. Large number of tanks parked in a long line in the desert.