THE GULF WAR CHRONICLES: A Military History of the First War with Iraq

THE GULF WAR CHRONICLES: A Military History of the First War with Iraq

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Extensively researched, painstakingly documented, and dedicated to the courageous men and women who fought and served in the First War with Iraq, this is a factual military history of Operation Desert Storm-and the only readable and thorough chronicle of the entire war.From the first night of battle to Day Two, when Saddam struck back, to G Day and the eventual cease-fire, accomplished military historian Richard S. Lowry delivers a detailed, day-by-day account of each battle and every military encounter leading up to the liberation of Kuwait.Desert Storm was a war of many firsts: America's first four-dimensional war; the first time in military history that a submerged submarine attacked a land target; the Marine Corps' first combat air strikes from an amphibious assault ship; the first time in the history of warfare that a soldier surrendered to a robot; and more. And it was an overwhelming victory for the United States and its allies.Intentionally presented without political commentary and ending with a complete listing of the heroic Americans killed in Desert Storm as well as a battle timeline, glossary, bibliography, and resources, The Gulf War Chronicles provides a much-needed understanding of the nature of modern-day, high-tech warfare and honors America's collective resolve and commitment to freedom.

Product Details

  • Author: Richard Lowry
  • Publication Date: 2008-03-18
  • Publisher: iUniverse
  • Product Group: Book
  • Manufacturer: iUniverse
  • Binding: Paperback, 280 pages
  • Brand: Brand: iUniverse
  • Features:
    • ISBN13: 9781605280066
    • Condition: New
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  • Item Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 600L x 70W x 900H
    • Weight: 92
  • Package Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 880L x 590W x 90H
    • Weight: 90
  • List Price: $20.95
  • ISBN: 1605280062
  • ASIN: 1605280062

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