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What comparisons can be made between Operation Desert Storm and World War I?

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Making a comparison between World War I and the Desert Storm operation is quite difficult for a number of reasons.  First, the Great War was a slow, defensive war fought in trenches, while Desert Storm was a quick, offensive attack fought mostly by air. World War I lasted for almost four years while the Persian Gulf War was over in a matter of weeks.  World War I was fought by combatants of similar cultural backgrounds, while the Persian Gulf War was...

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