Gulf War
Re-Examining the Death Count in ‘Highway of Death’

In 1992, a year after the Gulf War, Ted Koppel interviews U.S. Lieutenant Colonel John Feeley and ABC’s war correspondent at the time Tony Cortisman on the American and Canadian attacks on Iraqi forces from February 26 to 27 in 1991. On those evenings, as Iraqi military personnel and their vehicles tried to retreat on roads which would take them from Kuwait City back to Iraq, they were targeted by U.S. forces–and the resulting damage has lead one such road, Highway 80, to be known as the “highway of death.”

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