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Desert Storm : The Weapons of War

Author: Eliot Brenner; William Harwood; United Press International.; Reuters Limited.
Publisher: New York : Orion Books, [1991]. ©1991
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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"On January 16, 1991, it began: the first microchip war. The United States and its allies unleashed the most massive concentration of high-tech weapons in history against Saddam Hussein and his million-man army in Iraq and occupied Kuwait. Desert Storm: The Weapons of War is a comprehensive account of the weapons on both sides and how they have been - and will be - used in combat, from Saddam's MiGs and Scuds to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eliot Brenner; William Harwood; United Press International.; Reuters Limited.
ISBN: 0517586126 9780517586129
OCLC Number: 23170557
Description: 96 pages : illustrations, map ; 28 cm
Contents: The Seeds of War --
Manpower and Material --
The Air War --
A Naval Armada --
The Ground Warriors.
Responsibility: Eliot Brenner and William Harwood and the editors of UPI ; photographs by Reuters International News Service.

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"On January 16, 1991, it began: the first microchip war. The United States and its allies unleashed the most massive concentration of high-tech weapons in history against Saddam Hussein and his million-man army in Iraq and occupied Kuwait. Desert Storm: The Weapons of War is a comprehensive account of the weapons on both sides and how they have been - and will be - used in combat, from Saddam's MiGs and Scuds to the allies' Stealth fighters and Patriots. Assembled by the editors of UPI and the photographers of Reuters, this is the most up-to-date account available of the tools of warfare in the Gulf." --Back cover.

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