President Bush Ordered A Full Scale Attack Against Saddam And His Military.
January 16, 1991 Throughout the night, US and Allied War ships and submarines positioned in the Persian Gulf, Red Sea and the Mediterranean, launched Tomahawk Cruise Missiles at Iraqi command centers, airports, munitions dumps and missile launching sites, oil refineries, chemical plans. US and Allied troops were being transported to the war front. Navy jets were being sent in to further distroy Saddam's military key military points.
Saddam and his military launched Scud missiles on Israel in an effort to create war through out the Mediterranean. However, Israel held its composure and the US used its patriot missiles to shoot down scud missiles. It is not clear how effective the patriot missiles were at shooting down scud missiles.
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