The Iraq War

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Overview

In warfare, the battles grab most of the attention. But there is also a secret history to every war. In this series we look at this hidden world of spies, double agents, assassins, and saboteurs, and learn how their actions affected the course of the world's most devastating conflicts.

The book explores the secrets of the Iraq War. Following Saddam's overthrow, the war quickly descended into a brutal conflict between occupiers and insurgents in which surveillance and special operations played a vital role.

Read this book and learn about:

the MQ-1 Predator, an unmanned, remote-control aircraft that spied on and attacked enemy targets

Operation Red Dawn-how Coalition forces captured Saddam Hussein

how Iran secretly supplied Shi'a militias with weapons

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781848376984
  • Publisher: Arcturus Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Series: Secret History Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 10 - 13 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 10.60 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

War Against Iraq 6

Weapons of Mass Destruction 8

A Secret Base 10

Watching the Enemy 12

Invasion and Occupation 14

Weaponary 16

Bombing By Stealth 18

Special Forces 20

The Battle of Debecka pass 22

Secret Prisons 24

Capturing Saddam 26

Guerrilla Warfare 28

The Insurgency 30

Kidnap! 32

The Iranian Connection 34

Task Force Black 36

Propaganda 38

The Surge 40

Conclusion 42

Timeline 44

Glossary 44

Further Information 45

Index 46

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