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Op Haven Iraq

Op Haven Iraq

Unit/ Formation: 3 Cdo Brigade RM Location: Iraq Period/ Conflict: Iraq War (1991) Year: 1991 Date/s: 1991



It was decided on April 17, 1991, that around 6' 000 troops would take part in "Operation Safe Haven", with the task of safeguarding the people of Northern Iraq from possible persecution and providing humanitarian aid.


The bulk of the force was provided by 3 Cdo Bde, 40 and 45 Cdo and 400 Dutch Marines were deployed.

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