Colonel Denis BOULLET : mine clearance during and after the campaign

What was your mission during operation Daguet ? I commanded the 3rd company of the 6th Engineer Foreign Regiment (6th REG). This Foreign Legion regiment...

Ibrahim Youssef and M. Camille: harsh living conditions under Iraqi occupation

Where were you when Iraqi forces invaded Kuwait ? Ibrahim- I was living in Kuwait with my wife and two children. I was an electrician...

Géry VERJOT : Naval campaign off Kuwaiti coasts

What was your mission during Operation Daguet ? I was serving on the helicopter flight deck of a Mobile Support boat named Loire. This French...

From liberation of Kuwait to French Army military doctrine

General Michel Delion What was your mission during Operation Daguet? I was executive officer of the 4th battery of the 35th Airborne Artillery Regiment of Tarbes,...

Général François – The desert experience

What were you doing within the Daguet division? I was then a young lieutenant, reconnaissance team leader in the 11th Marine Artillery Regiment. In 1990,...

Ahmad Al-Jaber Airbase attack 17 January, 1991

Colonel Alain Mahagne   Which unit were you in when Operation Daguet launched? I was posted at the 11th wing, at the 2/11 ‘Vosges’ squadron based at...

War to liberate Kuwait from Iraqi invasion

BY COLONEL OLIVIER PASSOT French Défense Attaché The war to liberate Kuwait from Iraqi invasion started on 17 January, 1991: 30 years ago. France contributed to...

Fabien Richard – Air campaign with Kuwait fighter pilots

What was your mission during Operation Daguet? I was responsible for planning Electronic Warfare missions within the Kuwaiti Air Force in Taef (Saudi Arabia) in...

Colonel Eric NACHEZ – Combat engineers on the field

What was your mission during Operation Daguet? In 1990, I was 25 years old and a platoon leader, 1st Combat Engineer Platoon of the 2nd...

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