Desert Storm / Edition 1

Desert Storm / Edition 1

by Alberto Bin, Richard Hill, Archer Jones, Archer Jones
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275963209

ISBN-13: 9780275963200

Pub. Date: 12/09/1998

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This account of the Gulf War reveals its importance from a military and political point of view, highlighting how modern military technology made possible, with relative ease, a victory that would have been nearly impossible by traditional means. It has become fashionable to trivialize the impressive military achievements of the Coalition victory over Iraq, but Bin,

Overview

This account of the Gulf War reveals its importance from a military and political point of view, highlighting how modern military technology made possible, with relative ease, a victory that would have been nearly impossible by traditional means. It has become fashionable to trivialize the impressive military achievements of the Coalition victory over Iraq, but Bin, Hill, and Jones demonstrate that the Gulf War represents a defining moment in military and political history. The text includes numerous firsthand eyewitness accounts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275963200
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/09/1998
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations

Preface

Introduction

Why Did Iraq Invade Kuwait?

The Path to War

Was War Inevitable?

The Balance of Forces

Day One and the Battle for the Air

Military Operations: Day 2 to 38

Political Reactions: Day 2 to 38

The Land Battle: 100 Hours

Analysis of the Coalition Victory

Glossary

Selected Bibliography

Index

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