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The Iraq war : a military history

Author: Williamson Murray; Robert H Scales
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harvard University Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"In this unprecedented account of the intensive air and ground operations in Iraq, two of America's military historians bring clarity and depth to the first major war of the new millennium. Reaching beyond the blaring headlines, embedded videophone reports, and daily Centcom briefings, Williamson Murray and Robert H. Scales analyze events in light of past military experiences, present battleground realities, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Williamson Murray; Robert H Scales
ISBN: 0674019687 9780674019683
OCLC Number: 61883432
Notes: Originally published in 2003.
Description: 312 pages, [48] pages of plates : color illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue : the Gulf War, 1991 --
1. The origins of war --
2. The opposing sides --
3. The ground campaign in Southern Iraq --
4. The British war in the South --
5. The air war --
6. The end of the campaign --
7. Military and political implications --
Weapons of war.
Responsibility: Williamson Murray, Robert H. Scales, Jr.

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In this expansion of their widely acclaimed The Iraq War: A Military History, Williamson Murray and Robert Scales once again boldly enter the theatre of conflict while the struggle still rages.  Read more...

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"'Murray and Scales, both American military academics, have produced a superlative record of the invasion - part history, part critique and part doctrinal template for the future.' - The Economist"

 
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