Timeline for Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm (Department of Defense) – http://www.gulflink.osd.mil/timeline/index.html
Representative questions that can be answered with this resource:
- What sort of medical record keeping did the US military do before and after the Persian Gulf War?
- Where can I find an account of incidents involving bioweapons detection by US allies?
- When was awarding of the National Defense Service Medal authorized for US forces?
- How were SCUD missiles used by Iraq during the Persian Gulf War and what payloads did they carry?
A timeline of the major events of the Persian Gulf War with full text links to reports and other documents created during and after the conflict. Aside from providing a useful scaffold of events for your stories, the linked reports may help in giving characters physical and psychological complications.