Photographs by John Keane
Photo credit: "Scenes on the Road to Hell", part of The Gulf War 1990-1991 photographs by John Keane at the Imperial War Museum North. (c) Imperial War Museum
John Keane was the official artist for the Imperial War Museum, sent to cover the Gulf War 20 years ago. He was embedded with the British army, but he also spent five days in Kuwait City at the end of the war. He records that "the stench of death" was everywhere as bodies lay rotting.