Operation Provide Comfort - Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion

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Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion Operation Provide Comfort Aviation Art Print by John Hunter GAvA

The uprising against Sadaam Hussein's regime in 1991 resulted in mass persecution of the Kurdish community. Refugee's began fleeing for the Turkish border, resulting in a humanitarian problem. In early March a no-fly zone was introduced in the country and later the UN passed a resolution for Operation Provide Comfort to provide humanitarian aid. The two main craft used were the CH-47 Chinhook and CH-53 Sea Stallion. 

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