War in the Persian Gulf Almanac: From Operation Desert Storm to Operation Iraqi Freedom, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0787665630
  • ISBN-13: 9780787665630
  • DDC: 956.7044
  • Shipping Weight: 1.55 lbs ( .70 kgs)
  • 224 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • © 2004 | Published



Triggered by its invasion of Kuwait, Iraq was pitted against a 32-nation coalition of forces commanded by Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, whose air attacks led the way for a ground war that met with success in less than four days. Although the coalition was victorious, Saddam Hussein held on as president of Iraq. War in the Persian Gulf: Almanac covers the pre-war events; Operation Desert Shield, the U.S. effort to prevent an Iraqi invasion of Saudi Arabia; and Operation Desert Storm, the conflict that ended in the Iraqi defeat and the liberation of Kuwait.