The Edge of War: Kuwaiti's Underground Resistance, Khafji 1990-1991

The Edge of War: Kuwaiti's Underground Resistance, Khafji 1990-1991

by George H. W. Bush, Alex Darwin
     
 

Smuggling, secret identities, and espionage: the true story of Kuwait’s resistance

The Edge of War: Kuwait’s Underground Resistance (Khafji 1990~1991) tells the little-known story of the brave men and women who joined the resistance and fought against the overwhelming might of the Iraqi military. Often relying on savvy

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Smuggling, secret identities, and espionage: the true story of Kuwait’s resistance

The Edge of War: Kuwait’s Underground Resistance (Khafji 1990~1991) tells the little-known story of the brave men and women who joined the resistance and fought against the overwhelming might of the Iraqi military. Often relying on savvy rather than strength, Kuwait's resistance made a measurable difference in the battle for liberation, and this is their story.

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"Wonderful . . . keeps alive the selfless heroism of those Kuwaitis who refused to cower in the face of Saddam's inhumanity—and whose courage and love of country helped preserve Kuwaiti sovereignty during its hour of maximum peril."  —Former President George H. W. Bush, Sr.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780956863409
Publisher:
Can of Worms Press
Publication date:
06/01/2011
Pages:
500
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 2.10(d)

Meet the Author

Alex Darwin is the literary pen name of a veteran British reporter who, as a foreign correspondent for several Fleet Street newspapers, covered many events that changed history in the Middle East and Africa over the past four decades. He reported on the Iraqi Ba’athist campaign against the Kurds in the 1970s, covered the 1979 Iranian revolution and the subsequent Iraq-Iran war, alternating between the two sides.

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