Certain Victory: The U.S. Army in the Gulf War / Edition 1

Certain Victory: The U.S. Army in the Gulf War / Edition 1

by Robert Scales
     
 

The official U.S. Army account, Certain Victory provides the clearest picture to date of the Army's performance during the Gulf War. In a colorful, readable style, it begins by chronicling the Army's remarkable regeneration in the two decades after Vietnam - the changes that were the foundation of the Desert Storm victory. Each chapter leads off with a compelling… See more details below

Overview

The official U.S. Army account, Certain Victory provides the clearest picture to date of the Army's performance during the Gulf War. In a colorful, readable style, it begins by chronicling the Army's remarkable regeneration in the two decades after Vietnam - the changes that were the foundation of the Desert Storm victory. Each chapter leads off with a compelling personal combat story that brings you right into battle alongside individual soldiers and puts the conflict into human perspective. Certain Victory is a quick read and free of military jargon, offering a balanced, comprehensive account of the largest armor battle since World War II.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574881363
Publisher:
Potomac Books
Publication date:
02/27/1998
Series:
Association of the U. S. Army Book Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.17(d)

Meet the Author

A U.S. Army brigadier general at the time, Robert H. Scales, Jr., headed the Army’s Desert Storm Study Group. It comprised eight officers—most veterans of the conflict—drawn from different combat specialties and backgrounds. The group’s research involved thousands of official documents and hundreds of personal interviews with soldiers from the grade of private to general officer.

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