82nd Field Artillery Regiment (United States) - Persian Gulf War

Persian Gulf War

In October 1990, the regiment deployed to Southeast Asia in support of Operation Desert Shield. Along with other elements of the 3rd Armored Division, the regiment helped to create the illusion that the main force of the coalition forces would enter Iraq by coming up the Wadi Al-Batin. This feint was part of General Norman Schwarzkopf's Hail Mary plan.

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