Remembering Operation Granby, 1990-1991

In 1990, 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards were called to action, deploying to the Persian Gulf to take part in the liberation of Kuwait, on Operation Granby. Here they remained until the Spring of 1991.
Thirty years on, with insights from veterans, we look back on that campaign.

The 1st Queen's Dragoon Guards

The 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards (QDG) is a cavalry regiment of the British Army. Nicknamed The Welsh Cavalry, the regiment recruits from Wales and the bordering English counties of Cheshire, Herefordshire, and Shropshire, and is the senior cavalry regiment, and therefore senior regiment of the line of the British Army. The regiment is part of the Royal Armoured Corps and is paired with the Royal Yeomanry.

In 1990 it was sent to the Middle East for the Gulf War.

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