Desert Shield and Desert Storm Collection
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0087
Creators:
United States. Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
Joint Camera Combat Center
Dates:
1990-1991
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.71 Cubic feet
(1 slim document legal box and 3 document legal boxes)
Repository:
This collection consists of slides, documents and videos collected for the 1991 Desert Storm exhibit.
This collection consists of the material collected for the 1991 Desert Storm exhibit. The first series consists of copies of slides on the following Desert Shield and Storm subjects: aircraft used in the conflict; allied armor; allied personnel; chemical warfare; electronic; fields; ground troops; helicopters; Iraqi men and material; local scenes; med evac; patriot and surface-to-air missiles; night optics; oil fires and slicks; ships; transportation; and weapons. The second series consist of the paper documents, including: captions for part of the slide collection; video captions; DoD and CENTCOM daily press conference transcripts regarding Desert Shield and Storm; and miscellaneous newspaper and magazine articles on Desert Storm. There are also twenty-five videos which contain footage from Desert Storm.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of the material collected for the 1991 Desert Storm exhibit. The first series consists of copies of slides on the following Desert Shield and Storm subjects: aircraft used in the conflict; allied armor; allied personnel; chemical warfare; electronic; fields; ground troops; helicopters; Iraqi men and material; local scenes; med evac; patriot and surface-to-air missiles; night optics; oil fires and slicks; ships; transportation; and weapons. The second series consist of the paper documents, including: captions for part of the slide collection; video captions; DoD and CENTCOM daily press conference transcripts regarding Desert Shield and Storm; and miscellaneous newspaper and magazine articles on Desert Storm. There are also twenty-five videos which contain footage from Desert Storm.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Series by type.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
In 1991 the National Air and Space Museum mounted a small display on Desert Shield and Storm. For this exhibit, the Museum's staff collected slides, video, and paper documentation from the Joint Combat Camera Center and the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense.

Administration
Processing Information
Arranged, described, and encoded by Patti Williams, 2020.
Author
Patti Williams
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Joint Combat Camera Center and Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Gift, 1991, NASM.1991.0087

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Preferred Citation
Desert Shield and Desert Storm Collection, NASM.1991.0087, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Color slides -- 1990-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Persian Gulf War, 1991 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm (Gulf War) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151
NASMRefDesk@si.edu
http://airandspace.si.edu/research/resources/archives/