The foremost mission of the helicopter units was to transport and support Iraqi commandos into Kuwait City, and subsequently to support the advance of ground troops. Green Berets were involved.
Iran repeatedly targeted Kuwaiti oil tankers in and fired weapons at Kuwaiti security personnel stationed on Bubiyan island in The main thrust was conducted by the commandos deployed by helicopters and boats to attack Kuwait City see Battle of Dasman Palacewhile the other divisions seized the airports and two airbases.
I support anybody that can add a hand in restoring legitimacy there to Kuwait and to getting the Iraqis out of Kuwait. We have always lived in Iraq's shadow, even when things deteriorated there.
Late last year, Iraq was given added impetus to square the ledger with Kuwait, when the UN pledged to lift a swathe of long-standing restrictions which restore the international standing it had before the invasion - the caveat being it had to make things good with Kuwait.
Across town, a ruined house where a small band of resistance fighters held out against Iraqi tank shells is one of the few other obvious war landmarks.