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Desert Storm : the war in the Persian Gulf

Author: Otto Friedrich
Publisher: Boston : Distributed by Little, Brown, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Details what happened in Desert Storm and why it happened.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Otto Friedrich
ISBN: 0316851000 9780316851008
OCLC Number: 23732332
Notes: "A Time book."
Includes index.
Description: 232 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: When victory brings a glow of righteousness --
How the U.S. got into this war --
A massive attack from sea and sky --
"The mother of battles": 100 hours --
Maps and charts --
A south Bronx kid who wanted to be a hero --
The very model of a major modern general --
Saddam Hussein: a dream of bloody dreams --
Kuwait: a story of conquest, chaos, revenge --
Israel under fire: the grim need for restraint --
Stealth and smart bombs: will Star Wars work? --
The civilians often suffer a cruel fate --
The media war: "This is Peter Arnett" --
And the cost? $200 billion? Maybe even more --
The end game: problems solved and unsolved --
And all over America, yellow ribbons.
Other Titles: Time.
Responsibility: by the editors of Time magazine ; edited by Otto Friedrich.

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Tells the story of the war in the Persian Gulf from Saddam Hussein's first strike into Kuwait to the collapse and flight of his defeated army. The book is based on files from more than a dozen "Time"  Read more...

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