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America's splendid little wars : a short history of U.S. military engagements, 1975-2000

Author: Peter A Huchthausen; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces more than a dozen short-term military operations from the last quarter of the twentieth century, including the Iranian hostage rescue attempt and the Gulf War.
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Huchthausen, Peter A., 1939-
America's splendid little wars.
New York : Viking, 2003
(OCoLC)606983773
Online version:
Huchthausen, Peter A., 1939-
America's splendid little wars.
New York : Viking, 2003
(OCoLC)607695212
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter A Huchthausen; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
ISBN: 0670032328 9780670032327
OCLC Number: 50754873
Description: xv, 254 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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Traces more than a dozen short-term military operations from the last quarter of the twentieth century, including the Iranian hostage rescue attempt and the Gulf War.

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