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Marine Corps tank battles in the Middle East

Author: Oscar E Gilbert
Publisher: Havertown, PA : Casemate, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the aftermath of Vietnam a new generation of Marines was determined to wage a smarter kind of war. The tank, the very symbol of power and violence, would play a key role in a new concept of mobile warfare, not seen since the dashes of World War II. The emphasis would be not on brutal battles of attrition, but on paralyzing the enemy by rapid maneuver and overwhelming but judicious use of firepower. Yet in two  Read more...
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Gilbert, Oscar E.
Marine Corps tank battles in the Middle East
(OCoLC)894275767
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar E Gilbert
ISBN: 9781612002682 1612002684 9781504025065 1504025067
OCLC Number: 900865252
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; Glossary; Prologue; One: A Brutally Complex World; Two: Operation Desert Shield; Three: The Storm Breaks; Four: Intervallum; Five: Into Iraq; Six: Bridges in the Desert-An-Nasiriyah; Seven: The Low Road to Baghdad; Eight: The Prize; Nine: Return to Iraq; Ten: Tipping Point: The Second Battle of Fallujah; Eleven: Harrying the Insurgency; Twelve: Afghanistan --
Winding Down; Where are they now?; Epilogue; References Cited; Index.
Responsibility: Oscar E. Gilbert.

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In the aftermath of Vietnam a new generation of U.S. Marines was determined to wage a smarter kind of war. The tank, the very symbol of power and violence, would play a key role in a new concept of  Read more...

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It's certainly a compelling read and highly recommended to those with an interest in modern-day conflicts. -- Tony Little Military Modelcraft International 26/03/2015 Many useful photographs are Read more...

 
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