See Overview Page 6 for a written description of the damage done to the North. For most oil fires, see the South. For Bubiyan Bridge, see the Coast. For a video of Umm Al-Aish and of firefighting, see 4001 and 4084.
Umm Al-Aish Entrance Built in 1969, this was the Middle East's first land to satellite telecommunication station. In 1990, Kuwait had four such stations and all were destroyed. Telecommunications in Kuwait were disrupted for several years. (For the same scene 20 years later, visit the next photo.)