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Persian Gulf War Pamphlets,

Identifier: Ms-2015-016

Scope and Content note

Persian Gulf War Pamphlets consists of six 3" x 6" pamphlets printed in Arabic to urge the surrender of the Iraqi Army to the Coalition Forces. Two pamphlets have cartoons depicting destruction of the Iraqi Army. Several pamphlets display the flags of the nations that make of the Coalition Forces that promise to liberate Kuwait. These pamphlets were dropped by U.S. aircraft into Iraq during the war.


  • c. 1991


Persian Gulf War Pamphlets are printed in Arabic.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Persian Gulf War Pamphlets must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Historical Note

The Persian Gulf War was fought from August 1990 to February 1991. In that time a multinational Coalition of Forces led by the United States to expel Iraq forces from the nation of Kuwait.


0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)


The collection consists of six 3" x 6" pamphlets that were dropped into Iraq by U.S. aircraft during the Persian Gulf War (January-March 1991). The pamphlets urge the surrender of Iraqi troops in printed Arabic. Several Pamphlets depict cartoons and images of the destruction of the Iraqi army by Coalition Forces.


This collection is arranged by type of material.

Acquisition Information

Persian Gulf War Pamphlets was donated to Special Collections in 1992.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Persian Gulf War Pamphlets was completed in June 2015.

A Guide to Persian Gulf War Pamphlets
A Collection in Special Collections
Ryan Mair
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US