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The unseen war : allied air power and the takedown of Saddam Hussein

Author: Benjamin S Lambeth
Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, [2013] ©2013
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The Unseen War offers a comprehensive assessment of the air contribution to the three weeks of major combat that ended the rule of Iraq's Saddam Hussein in 2003. Unlike in the earlier instance of Operation Desert Storm in 1991, the role of allied air power in the nation's second war against Iraq was not apparent to most observers, since the land offensive began concurrently with the air offensive and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lambeth, Benjamin S.
Unseen war.
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, [2013]
(DLC) 2013018020
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin S Lambeth
ISBN: 9781612513119 1612513115
OCLC Number: 830367209
Description: xxiv, 435 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The road to war --
CENTCOM's air offensive --
The Allies' contribution --
Key accomplishments --
Problems encountered --
Toward a new era of warfare.
Responsibility: Benjamin S. Lambeth ; foreward by Gen. T. Michael Moseley, USAF (Ret.).
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