a 767 jet plane,
an M-16 apiece,
full desert camouflage fatigues, the same boots, socks and underwear, different smells, beliefs and mother's marks on their foreheads.
The second of August, 1990, Saddam Hussein's Iraqi forces, three full divisions and one of special forces, one hundred thousand troops, tanks, trucks and armored personnel carriers crossed the Kuwaiti border. The Iraqis took control of Kuwait City and the country's oil wells in forty-eight hours. George Herbert Walker Bush, the forty-first president of the United States, condemned Iraq's...