30 Years After Desert Storm: Feb. 11

In commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of Operation Desert Storm, Air Force Magazine is posting daily recollections from the six-week war, which expelled Iraq from occupied Kuwait.

Feb. 11: Coalition aircraft fly 2,900 attack sorties, bringing the total number of sorties flown during 26 days of air war to 61,862.

Check out our complete chronology of the Gulf War, starting with Iraq’s July 1990 invasion of Kuwait and running through Iraq’s April 1991 acceptance of peace terms.