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Result of a double depth charge

View of the country southeast of Gaza. The irregularities result from the action of the winter rains and violent winds

Armor - Armor - Designing armor for American Soldiers. In the Armorer's Workshop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y. where under the direction of Major Bashford Dean, Ord. Dept., U.S.A., and Curator of Armor at the Museum, armor for the American soldiers fighting in France is being designed. The suits or armor used in medieval times which many collectors have brought to the museum were carefully inspected and the good points brought to the museum were carefully inspected and the good points brought to bear in fashioning this modern armor. The actual labor is being performed by Assistant Curator of Armor at the Museum, Daniel Tachaux and his assistnat Sergt. Jacques Bartel, of the Ord. Dept. American soldiers wearing this armor have gone into actual battle to test the effectiveness of the covering, and upon the result of the experiments depends whether the soldiers are to wear armor. A corner of the armor hall in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The suits of armor are being studied by miltiary experts

Armor - Armor - Designing armor for American soldiers. In the Armorer's Workshop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y. under the direction of Major Bashford Dean, Ordance Dept., U.S.A. and curator of armor at the Museum, where armor for the American soldiers fighting in France is being designed. The suits of armor used in medieval times which many collectors have brought to the museum were carefully inspected and the good points brought to bear in fashioning this modern armor. The actual labor is being performed by Assistant Curator of Armor at the Museum, Daniel Facheaux and his assistant Sergt. Jacques Bartel, of the Ordnance Dept. American soldiers wearing this armor have gone into actual battle to test the effectiveness of the covering, and upon the result of the experiments depends whether the soldiers are to wear armor. Old helmets on exhibition in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y. These helmets are of Italian origin dating back to the 15th century. They are technically known as Saladebarbute, and are all of Milanese workmanship. The helmet on the extreme left is of classic design, and follows the fashion set by the ancient Greeks. These helmets are being studied by military experts so that the good points will not be lost in designing modern armor

An Armed English Steamer which is sinking as the result of a lucky torpedo hit

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. Close view of castor plan showing the arrangement of the seeds. The castor oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Accidents - Falling airplane collides with the railroad train in Canada. While an airman was doing various stunts in the air at Toronto, Canada, his engine suddenly went dead and the plane out of control shot at tremendous speed toward the ground. Upon landing it collided with locomotive of munitions train with result shown above

Armor - Armor - Designing armor for American Soldiers. In the Armorer's Workshop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y., under the direction of Major Bashford Dean, Ord. Dept., U.S.A. and Curator of Armor at the Museum, armor for the American soldiers fighting in France is being designed. The suits of armor used in medieval times which many collectors have brought to the museum were carefully inspected and thegood points brought to bear in fashioning this modern armor. The actual labor is being performed by Assistant Curator of Armor at the Museum, Daniel Tachaux and his assistant Sergt. Jacquest Bartel, of the Ord. Dept. American soldiers wearing this armor have gone into actual battle to test the effectiveness of the covering, and upon the result of the experiments depends whether the soldiers are to wear armor. Daniel Tachaux examining the construction of a suit of battle armor of the 16th century, to adopt its good points in designing modern armor

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. Field of castor beans. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Armor - Armor - Designing armor for American Soldiers. In the Armorer's workshop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y. where, under the direction of Major Bashford Dean, Ord. Dept., U.S.A., and Curator of Armor at the Museum, armor for the American soldiers fighting in France is being designed. The suits of armor used in medieval times which many collectors have brought to the museum were carefully inspected and the good points brought to bear in fashioning this modern armor. The actual labor is being performed by Assistant Curator of Armor at the Museum, Daniel Tachaux and his assistant Sergt. Jacquest Bartel, of the Ord. Dept. american soldiers wearing this armor have gone into actual battle to test the effectiveness of the covering, and upon the result of the experiments depends whether the soldiers are to wear armor. Daniel Tachaux, who has been commissioned by the U.S. Governemnet to design protective armor for soldiers in the trenches, repairing a helmet of the 16th century

Airplanes - Accidents - Flier falls to death. On Nov. 1st, 1918, 2nd Lt. A. L. Joquel in plane No. 39168 JN4 Canadian accompanied by Cadet E. A. Early as passenger fell into spin at 4,000 ft. and crashed. Lt. Joquel died the following day as a result of injuries sustained. Cadet Early sustained minor bruises and fractured upper jaw

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. Close view of castor bean field. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Airplanes - Materials - Castor Bean Culture, Dade City, Florida. The oil which is made from the beans is used as a lubricant for airplane engines since high altitude does not freeze it. The industry is practically new in this country as a result of war needs. Several tons of castor seeds were supplied by the British government in order to get the industry properly started here. From Geo. H. Walker

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - Indiana - Result of War Chest Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana

Result of War Economies

Result Work, Population Division

Photograph of U.S. Aircraft Destroyed as a Result of the Japanese Bombing on Pearl Harbor

Photograph of U.S. Aircraft Destroyed as a Result of the Japanese Bombing on Pearl Harbor

Crocker Laboratory 60-inch cyclotron. Result of short in #2 pancake in coil. Photo taken 7/22/1944. Declassified 1954. 60"-20 Principal Investigator/Project: Crocker Lab/60-inch

Result of 8 Years of Struggle

AMERICAS ARMED FORCES 1776-1976. HONOR AMERICA. AMERICAN REVOLUTION BICENTENNIAL 1776-1976. In honor of the 26th Anniversary when President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country. On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days. The single-day celebration was a result of the unification of the Armed Forces under one department -- the Department of Defense. Armed Forces Day is celebrated annually on the third Saturday of May

The 17th land pad launched Trident missile lifts off from Pad 25C at 12:44 p.m. EST. The missile was destroyed by ground control at T +5 seconds as the result of a procedural error that caused the guidance system to shut down

Pallets of Army tents are offloaded from an Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft at Capodichino Airport. The tents will be set up to provide temporary housing for people homeless as a result of a major earthquake

Italian soldiers load US Army tents onto trucks. The tents will be set up to provide temporary housing for people homeless as a result of a major earthquake

A U.S. Army UH-1 Iroquois helicopter from Fort Wainright, Alaska, is refueled by members of the Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants unit. The UH-1 was forced to make an emergency landing on the shoulder of the Richardson Highway as a result of a faulty fuel gauge

PEACE THROUGH STRENGTH ARMED FORCES DAY 1983. In honor of the 33rd Anniversary when President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country. On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days. The single-day celebration was a result of the unification of the Armed Forces under one department -- the Department of Defense. Armed Forces Day is celebrated annually on the third Saturday of May

Transfer cases containing Marine casualties, after identification, inside a processing center. The casualties are the result of a terrorist bomb attack at the Marine barracks and headquarters building in Beirut, Lebanon

A dental identification is performed on a Marine casualty after arriving from Beirut, Lebanon. The casualty is the result of a terrorist bomb attack at the Marine barracks and headquarters building

SENIOR MASTER Sergeant Michael Diaz, 435th Tactical Air Wing, Civil Engineering Squadron, wires lighting at the processing center in preparation for Marine casualties arriving from Beirut, Lebanon. The casualties are the result of a terrorist bomb attack at the Marine barracks and headquarters building

Interior of the processing center set-up for the identification of Marine casualties arriving from Beirut, Lebanon. The casualties are the result of a terrorist bomb attack at the Marine barracks and headquarters building

Doctors confer over the identification of a Marine casualty inside a processing center. The casualty is the result of a terrorist bomb attack at the Marine barracks and headquarters building in Beirut, Lebanon

A Marine casualty lies in a transfer case at the processing center where X-rays and autopsies are being performed. The casualties are the result of a terrorist bomb attack at the Marine barracks and headquarters building in Beirut, Lebanon

Medical supplies are inventoried inside a processing center in preparation for Marine casualties arriving from Beirut, Lebanon. The casualties are the result of a terrorist bomb attack at the Marine barracks and headquarters building

Colonel (Dr.) Doug Legowik uses a computer to help identify Marine casualties arriving from Beirut, Lebanon. The casualties are the result of a terrorist bomb attack at the Marine barracks and headquarters building

A dental identification is performed on a Marine casualty after arriving from Beirut, Lebanon. The casualty is the result of a terrorist bomb attack at the Marine barracks and headquarters building

AIRMAN First Class Fran Chevalier assists in the dental identification of Marine casualties arriving from Beirut, Lebanon. The casualties are the result of a terrorist bomb attack at the Marine barracks and headquarters building

Members of the 435th Tactical Air Wing, Combat Mobility and Supply Squadron, erect a camouflage net at the processing center in preparation for Marine casualties arriving from Beirut, Lebanon. The casualties are the result of a terrorist bomb attack at the Marine barracks and headquarters building in Beirut, Lebanon

Doctors use a microfiche machine to help them identify a Marine casualty inside a processing center. The casualty is the result of a terrorist bomb attack at the Marine barracks and headquarters building in Beirut, Lebanon

Air Force Office of Special Investigations Agent David Kemmick supervises the fingerprint set-up at the processing center in preparation for Marine casualties arriving from Beirut, Lebanon. The casualties are the result of a terrorist bomb attack at the Marine barracks and headquarters building

ARMED FORCES DAY 1984. MEETING THE CHALLENGE. In honor of the 34th Anniversary when President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country. On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days. The single-day celebration was a result of the unification of the Armed Forces under one department -- the Department of Defense. Armed Forces Day is celebrated annually on the third Saturday of May

Workers cut the pavement as preparations are made to replace old taxiway lights with new ones as a result of a $234,000 contract with Daimei Denwa Co

An old taxiway light that is being replaced on the runway at the base as a result of a $234,000 contract with Daimei Denwa Co

A worker cuts the pavement as preparations are made to replace old taxiway lights with new ones as a result of a $234,000 contract with Daimei Denwa Co

1985 ARMED FORCES DAY. PRESERVING THE PEACE. In honor of the 35th Anniversary when President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country. On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days. The single-day celebration was a result of the unification of the Armed Forces under one department -- the Department of Defense. Armed Forces Day is celebrated annually on the third Saturday of May

The result of an M-56 mine explosion on the track of an armored personnel carrier

A member of the Military Airlift Command's 2nd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron listens as Afghan patients converse aboard a C-141B Starlifter aircraft. The men are among 25 Afghan civilians being transported to the US Air Force Regional Medical Center at Weisbaden, West Germany, for specialized medical treatment following injuries incurred as a result of Afghanistan's civil war. They will later be evacuated to hospitals in Europe and the United States for donated medical assistance

A member of the Military Airlift Command's 2nd, Aeromedical Evacuations Squadron assists an an Afghan patient at mealtime during a flight aboard a C-141B Starlifter aircraft. The man is one of 25 Afghan civilians being transported to the US Air Force Regional Medical Center at Weisbaden, West Germany, for specialized medical treatment following injuries incurred as a result of Afghanistan's civil war. The patients will later be evacuated to hospitals in Europe and the United States for donated medical assistance

Captain J.E. Crimi, Military Airlift Command, entertains an Afghan child during a flight aboard a C-141B Starlifter aircraft. The child is one of 25 Afghan civilians being transported to the US Air Force Regional Medical Center at Weisbaden, West Germany, for specialized medical treatment following injuries incurred as a result of Afghanistan's civil war. The patients will later be evacuated to hospitals in Europe and the United States for donated medical assistance

A Military Airlift Command officer escorts an Afghan man from a C-141B Starlifter aircraft to a bus following their arrival on base. The man is one of 25 Afghan civilians being transported to the U.S. Air Force Regional Medical Center at Weisbaden, West Germany, for specialized medical treatment following injuries incurred as a result of Afghanistan's civil war. The patients will later be evacuated to hospitals in Europe and the United States for donated medical assistance

A member of the Military Airlift Command's 2nd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron comforts an Afghan child aboard a C-141B Starlifter aircraft. The girl is one of 25 Afghan civilians being transported to the US Air Force Regional Medical Center at Weisbaden, West Germany, for specialized medical treatment following injuries incurred as a result of Afghanistan's civil war. The patients will later be evacuated to hospitals in Europe and the United States for donated medical assistance

A member of the Military Airlift Command's 2nd, Aeromedical Evacuations Squadron comforts an Afghan child aboard a C-141B Starlifter aircraft. The girl is one of 25 Afghan civilians being transported to the US Air Force Regional Medical Center at Weisbaden, West Germany, for specialized medical treatment following injuries incurred as a result of Afghanistan's civil war. The patients will later be evacuated to hospitals in Europe and the United States for donated medical assistance

A member of the Military Airlift Command's 2nd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron speaks with Ismail Dafdani, one of 25 Afghan civilians being transported to the US Air Force Regional Medical Center at Weisbaden, West Germany, for specialized medical treatment following injuries incurred as a result of Afghanistan's civil war. The civilians, who will later be evacuated to hospitals in Europe and the United States for donated medical assistance, are being transported by C-141B Starlifter aircraft

A member of the Military Airlift Command's 2nd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron speaks with one of 25 Afghan civilians who has been transported to the US Air Force Regional Medical Center at Weisbaden for specialized medical treatment following injuries incurred as a result of Afghanistan's civil war. The civilians, who will later be evacuated to hospitals in Europe and the United States for donated medical assistance, were transported by Military Airlift Command aircraft

Afghan civilians and a member of the Military Airlift Command's 2nd Medical Evacuation Squadron walk toward a bus after arriving on base aboard a C-141B Starlifter aircraft. The men are among 25 Afghan civilians being transported to the US Air Force Regional Medical Center at Weisbaden, West Germany, for specialized medical treatment following injuries incurred as a result of Afghanistan's civil war. The patients will later be evacuated to hospitals in Europe and the United States for donated medical assistance

An Afghan woman walks from a Military Airlift Command C-141B Starlifter aircraft to a bus after arriving on base. The woman is one of 25 Afghan civilians being transported to the US Air Force Regional Medical Center at Weisbaden, West Germany, for specialized medical treatment following injuries incurred as a result of Afghanistan's civil war. The patients will later be evacuated to hospitals in Europe and the United States for donated medical assistance

A litter bearing an Afghan child is moved from a bus to a platform at Weisbaden's US Air Force Regional Medical Center. The child is one of 25 Afghan civilians who were transported to West Germany aboard a Military Airlift Command aircraft. The patients, who are being delivered for specialized medical treatment following injuries incurred as a result of Afghanistan's civil war, will later be evacuated to hospitals in Europe and the United States for donated medical assistance

A Military Airlift Command Officer assists an Afghan patient at mealtime during a flight aboard a C-141B Starlifter aircraft. The man is one of 25 Afghan civilians being transported to the US Air Force Regional Medical Center at Weisbaden, West Germany, for specialized medical treatment following injuries incurred as a result of Afghanistan's civil war. The patients will later be evacuated to hospitals in Europe and the United States for donated medical assistance

A Military Airlift Command airman escorts an Afghan man and child from a C-141B Starlifter aircraft toward an awaiting bus following their arrival on base. The two are among 25 Afghan civilians being transported to the US Air Force Regional Medical Center at Weisbaden, West Germany, for specialized medical treatment following injuries incurred as a result of Afghanistan's civil war. The patients will later be evacuated to hospitals in Europe and the United States for donated medical assistance

An officer stands by at the rear of an ambulance positioned beside the ramp of a Military Airlift Command aircraft that has just delivered 25 Afghan civilians to Rhein-Main. The patients will be transported by ambulance to the US Air Force Regional Medical Center at Weisbaden where they will receive specialized medical treatment following injuries incurred as a result of Afghanistan's civil war. They will later be evacuated to hospitals in Europe and the United States for donated medical assistance

A member of the Military Airlift Command's 2nd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron holds an Afghan child following the girl's arrival on base aboard a C-141B Starlifter aircraft. The child is one of 25 Afghan civilians being transported to the US Air Force Regional Medical Center at Weisbaden, West Germany, for specialized medical treatment following injuries incurred as a result of Afghanistan's civil war. The patients will later be evacuated to hospitals in Europe and the United States for donated medical assistance

A bus carrying Afghan civilians backs up to a platform at the US Air Force Regional Medical Center. Twenty-five patients who have been transported to West Germany aboard a Military Airlift Command aircraft are being delivered for specialized medical treatment following injuries incurred as a result of Afghanistan's civil war. The patients will later be evacuated to hospitals in Europe and the United States for donated medical assistance

KEEPING AMERICA FREE. ARMED FORCES DAY 1986. In honor of the 36th Anniversary when President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country. On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days. The single-day celebration was a result of the unification of the Armed Forces under one department -- the Department of Defense. Armed Forces Day is celebrated annually on the third Saturday of May

SECURING THE BLESSINGS OF LIBERTY. ARMED FORCES DAY 1988. In honor of the 38th Anniversary when President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country. On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days. The single-day celebration was a result of the unification of the Armed Forces under one department -- the Department of Defense. Armed Forces Day is celebrated annually on the third Saturday of May

Crew members spell out "Ranger Thanks America" on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS RANGER (CV-61) to thank all the people who sent letters and cards to the ship. The mail was the result of a letter which appeared in the newspaper column "Dear Abby."

Members of an Army unit wait near a bunker for transportation after being stranded at the Filipino army post when rebel factions at the Filipino armed forces attempted a coup against the government in Manila. The soldiers were at Fort Misasai to take part in exercise Balikatan '90, which was cancelled as a result of the coup attempt

Members of an Army unit wait for transportation after being stranded at the Filipino army post when rebel factions at the Filipino armed forces attempted a coup against the government in Manila. The soldiers were at Fort Misasai to take part in exercise Balikatan '90, which was cancelled as a result of the coup attempt

A Marine Corps CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopter idles in a landing zone as it waits to pick up members of an Army unit that was stranded at the Filipino army post when rebel factions at the Filipino armed forces attempted a coup against the government in Manila. The soldiers were at Fort Misasai to take part in exercise Balikatan '90, which was cancelled as a result of the coup attempt

PROUD TO SERVE. ARMED FORCES DAY 1990. In honor of the 40th Anniversary when President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country. On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days. The single-day celebration was a result of the unification of the Armed Forces under one department -- the Department of Defense. Armed Forces Day is celebrated annually on the third Saturday of May

An overhead view of the A1 Qaim superphosphate fertilizer plant, showing some of the damage caused by Allied bombing attacks during Operation Desert Storm. Some structures are still burning as a result of the most recent attack. The photograph was taken from a Fighter Squadron 32 (VF-32) F-14A Tomcat aircraft using the tactical air reconnaissance pod system (TARPS)

Several U.S. Marine Corps M-60A1 main battle tanks are silhouetted against the setting sun while stopped for maintenance following the retreat of Iraqi forces from Kuwait as a result of Operation Desert Storm

The members of a U.S. Marine Corps tank crew are silhouetted against the flames of an oil well set ablaze by Iraqi forces retreating from Kuwait as a result of Operation Desert Storm

The U.S. Marine Corps colors fly from the back of an M998 High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) following the retreat of Iraqi forces from Kuwait as a result of Operation Desert Storm

American, British, Saudi and Kuwaiti flags are held aloft by celebrating soldiers and civilians following the retreat of Iraqi forces from Kuwait as a result of Operation Desert Storm

Two U.S. Marine Corps M-60A1 Main Battle Tanks (MBT), an M88 armored recovery vehicle and two M998 High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV) are dispersed along a road following the retreat of Iraqi forces from Kuwait as a result of Operation Desert Storm. Nearby are oil wells set ablaze by retreating Iraqi forces

Lance CPL. Frank R. Sellner, a motorcycle messenger with the 1ST Marine Division, pulls on his flak jacket as he prepares to make another run following the retreat of Iraqi forces from Kuwait as a result of Operation Desert Storm

U.S. Marine tank crewmen perform maintenance on their M-60A1 main battle tanks in the late afternoon following the late afternoon following the retreat of Iraqi forces from Kuwait as a result of Operation Desert Storm. Mine-clearing plows and rollers lie on the ground between the two tanks

American servicemen salute as the national colors are raised again at the U.S. Embassy following the retreat of Iraqi forces from Kuwait as a result of Operation Desert Storm

Several U.S. Marine Corps aviators are interviewed by members of the media at a desert landing zone following the retreat of Iraqi forces from Kuwait as a result of Operation Desert Storm

Children wave Kuwaiti flags as civilians and coalition military forces celebrate the retreat of Iraqi forces from Kuwait as a result of Operation Desert Storm

Civilians and coalition military forces wave Kuwaiti and Saudi Arabian flags as they celebrate the retreat of Iraqi forces from Kuwait as a result of Operation Desert Storm

Kuwaiti citizens in automobiles and on foot celebrate the retreat of Iraqi forces from Kuwait as a result of Operation Desert Storm

A U.S. Army soldier presents his unit's flag to Edward Gnehm, the U.S. ambassador to Kuwait, at the end of a flag ceremony at the U.S. Embassy following the retreat of Iraqi forces from Kuwait as a result of Operation Desert Storm

Two U.S. Army soldiers stand outside the U.S. Embassy following the retreat of Iraqi forces from Kuwait as a result of Operation Desert Storm

Civilians and coalition military forces wave Kuwaiti, Saudi Arabian and other flags as they celebrate the retreat of Iraqi forces from Kuwait as a result of Operation Desert Storm

Edward Gnehm, center, U.S. ambassador to Kuwait, speaks to soldiers and reporters at the embassy following the retreat of Iraqi forces from Kuwait as a result of Operation Desert Storm

Civilians and coalition military forces fill the streets as they celebrate the retreat of Iraqi forces from Kuwait as a result of Operation Desert Storm

A U.S. Army captain holds up a girl waving a Kuwaiti flag as civilians and coalition military forces celebrate the retreat of Iraqi forces from Kuwait as a result of Operation Desert Storm

A view of a demolished munitions bunker and others showing some damage at Al-Salman Air Base. The damage is the result of Allied bombing during Operation Desert Storm.

A view of a demolished munitions bunker and others showing some damage at Al-Salman Air Base. The damage is the result of Allied bombing during Operation Desert Storm.

A view of an aircraft engine lying in front of a demolished hardened aircraft shelter at Jalibah Air Base. The damage is the result of Allied bombing during Operation Desert Storm.

An Iraqi truck burns on Highway B as a result of Allied bombing during Operation Desert Storm.

Hospital Corpsmen 1ST Class Robert Andrews, 2nd Bn., 11th Marines, 1ST Marine Div., treats a boy suffering from facial injuries as a result of a cyclone which devastated the area on April 30th. U.S. military forces are attempting to provide disaster relief to the victims as part of Operation Sea Angel. Exact Date Shot Unknown

TSGT Tom Jozwiak of Detachment 7, 1369th Audiovisual Flight, uses a video camera to film the runoff water rushing through a drainage channel. The base, already covered in volcanic ash that fell during the eruption of Mount Pinatubo, is now experiencing flooding as a result of the heavy summer rains

Aircraft weather shelters are collapsed after more than four inches of volcanic ash fell as a result of the June 10 eruption of Mount Pinatubo. More than 20,000 evacuees have been removed from the area as a part of the U.S. military's Operation Fiery Vigil.

Aerial view shows the destroyed fuel systems maintenance dock and aircraft weather shelters after more than four inches of volcanic ash fell as a result of the June 10 eruption of Mount Pinatubo. More than 20,000 evacuees have been removed from the area as a part of the U.S. military's Operation Fiery Vigil

The awning of a gas station is collapsed on automobiles under the weight of the four inches of volcanic ash that fell as a result of the June 10 eruption of Mount Pinatubo. More than 20,000 evacuees have been removed from the area as a part of the U.S. miltary's Operation Fiery Vigil

The roof of the Prudential Bank and Trust Company is collapsed under the weight of the four inches of volcanic ash that fell as a result of the June 10 eruption of Mount Pinatubo. More than 20,000 evacuees have been removed from the area as a part of the U.S. military's Operation Fiery Vigil

Military personnel and civilian journalists survey the spot near the Sapang Bato housing area where part of a wall was washed away. The base, already covered in volcanic ash that fell during the eruption of Mount Pinatubo, is now experiencing flooding as a result of the heavy summer rains

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