Featuring accounts from Gulf War veterans and journalists, this episode tells the story of a short war that cast a long shadow.

Between 1990 and 1991, Britain fought alongside 34 nations to liberate Kuwait from Iraqi control. In this episode, author and broadcaster Kate Adie recalls her experiences on the frontline, alongside the soldiers who fought in the single largest deployment of British troops since World War Two.

THE GULF WAR 1990-91 (GLF 837) A British Army anti-tank Lynx helicopter lifts off from its desert base. Copyright: © IWM. Original Source: http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205181500

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