Photographic evidence of the Iraqi regime's destruction in Kuwait from August 1990 through February 1991
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The South

  See Overview Page 2 for a written description of the damage done to the South. For more oil fires, see the North. For bridges, ports, hotels, and beach houses on the Gulf, see the Coast. Back to thumbnails
Oil Well Fires and Black Smoke
Intense heat from the oil fires downed electric power transmission lines. Black smoke polluted the air and blocked the sun. Around the burning wells the ground was coated with oil, some of it as burning lakes.
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