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 ...

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

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Overview

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.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781605280066
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/18/2008
  • Pages: 284
  • Sales rank: 1,009,499
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.64 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 28, 2004

    Truely Outstanding

    I found this book while researching the first war with Iraq. Unlike other books on this topic, Richard Lowry goes beyond the story as told by CNN, digging much, much deeper. Highly recommended.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 17, 2004

    GREAT read!

    This is a great text if you are interested in the first U.S. military campaign with Iraq. I'm not a war buff, but I can definitely appreciate the time and research that must have gone in to this book. Great character development/involvement. It doesn't read like a typical historical text...very compelling!

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