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Published by Mitchell Lane Publishers in Hockessin, DE .
Written in English

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  • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Juvenile literature

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Earle Rice Jr.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesMonumental milestones
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS79.723 .R525 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16857987M
ISBN 109781584156963
LC Control Number2008020932

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Book Overview. Examines the causes, major battles and figures, and aftermath of the Persian Gulf War in Edition Details. Format: Library Binding. Language: English. ISBN: ISBN Release Date: June Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers. Discusses the Persian Gulf War, , that resulted from Saddam Hussein's Iraqi army invading Kuwait. Overview of the Persian Gulf War, by Earle Rice, Jr. Be the first to review this item In the early hours of August 2, , one hundred thousand mechanized troops of Saddam Husseins Iraqi army roared and rumbled across the border into. The Persian Gulf War: Lessons for Strategy, Law, and Diplomacy by Christopher C. Joyner Although the stability of the Persian Gulf region has been of rising importance since World War II, it was during the s, when the Iran-Iraq War threatened to upset the balance of power in the region, that its importance became even more magnified.

  In The Persian Gulf War, he discusses the military tactics, weaponry, technologies, and new methods of destruction used during the war. This book also deals with Saddam Hussein's rise to power, Operation Desert Storm, and the aftermath of the : Henry M Holden, Henery M Holden. On August 2, , Iraq invaded Kuwait. Operation Desert Shield, the buildup of coalition forces in the Persian Gulf region led by the United States, began in response to that invasion. Operation Desert Storm began on Janu , with an air offensive, and the 4-day ground war was over by February 28; a ceasefire was signed in April Persian Gulf War, also called Gulf War, (–91), international conflict that was triggered by Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait on August 2, Iraq’s leader, Saddam Hussein, ordered the invasion and occupation of Kuwait with the apparent aim of acquiring that nation’s large oil reserves, canceling a large debt Iraq owed Kuwait, and expanding Iraqi power in the region. 11 MS, Doughty, War in the Persian Gulf, p. 15; Draft MS, Carver, Narrative of VII Corps in Operation DESERT STORM, pp. 12 Army Focus, p. 22; Washington Post, 12 and 13 Sep 91; 1 st Infantry Division (Mech.), Operations DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM Command Rpt, 19 p. 4; VII Corps Commander's Sitrep (Combat) 38, 24 Feb

The Gulf War. Anthony H. Cordesman's book, The Gulf War, was published in October , and was the first comprehensive analysis of the strategic and military lessons of the Gulf War. Unlike previous studies, which concentrated primarily on the diplomatic and policy decisions affecting the war, or decisions at the high command level, Cordesman provides a detailed analysis of all of the military .   Background of the Persian Gulf War Though the long-running Iran-Iraq War had ended in a United Nations -brokered ceasefire in August , by mid the two states had yet to . Contrary to many assessments that immediately followed the end of the Persian Gulf War, that war was neither short nor decisive. The conflict was the dramatic manifestation of long-standing antagonisms among the principal participants, and its results continue to have a profound effect on the region, a fact that can be seen most clearly in the current U.S.-occupation of Iraq. The Gulf War (2 August – 28 February ), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August – 17 January ) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January – 28 February ) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's Location: Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and, the Persian Gulf.