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 Fire and Trees
The oil fires killed countless thousands of trees. Some trees died due to direct burning, while others died from defoliation due to heat burn, oily waste absorption through the soil, or leaf coating by oil mist and black rain. Daytime photo.