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America's battalion : Marines in the first Gulf war

Author: Otto J Lehrack
Publisher: Tuscaloosa, AL : University of Alabama Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the experiences of one unit, the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, during Operation Desert Storm - the first Gulf War. Building from interviews with the members of the regiment, Otto Lehrack examines the nature of warfare in the Persian Gulf.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lehrack, Otto J.
America's battalion.
Tuscaloosa, AL : University of Alabama Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004016593
(OCoLC)55990245
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Otto J Lehrack
ISBN: 9780817380571 0817380574 9780817354978 0817354972
OCLC Number: 183295945
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 236 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The alert --
India Company leads the way --
Saudi Arabia: the warehouses --
Cement ridge --
The chemical threat --
Holidays --
Al Mishab: working with the Arabs --
The air war starts --
Rockets --
Marines in Khafji --
Cross-training: another step in the relationship --
The first American ground action: the artillery raids --
The alarms go off --
The battle for Khafji --
With the recon teams in the city --
Melissa and friends --
Khafji retaken --
Movement west to attack position --
Moving up to the minefields --
The breach --
Prisoners --
Kuwait International Airport --
Yellow ribbons --
Parting shots --
The years after.
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"Engrossing... with a wealth of first-hand accounts.... Coverage of the Khafji engagement alone is worth the book." - Lieutenant Colonel Charles Cureton, author of U.S. Marines in the Persian Gulf, Read more...

 
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