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America's splendid little wars : a short history of U.S. military engagements : from the fall of Saigon to Baghdad

Author: Peter A Huchthausen
Publisher: New York : Penguin, ©2003, 2004.
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter A Huchthausen
ISBN: 0142004650 9780142004654
OCLC Number: 56322019
Description: xv, 258 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Recovering SS Mayaguez and the fight on Koh Tang --
America and special warfare --
The hostage rescue attempt --
Intervention in Lebanon --
Intervention in Grenada --
Retaliatory attacks on Libya --
Escort and retaliation in the Persian Gulf --
Storming Panama --
The Gulf War : desert shield --
The Gulf War : Desert Storm --
The rescue of the Kurds in Northern Iraq --
President Bush responds to starvation --
President Clinton crosses the Mogadishu Line --
Intervention in Bosnia --
Intervention in Kosovo.
Responsibility: Peter Huchthausen.

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