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

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  • ISBN-10: 0787665649
  • ISBN-13: 9780787665647
  • DDC: 920
  • Shipping Weight: 2.05 lbs ( .93 kgs)
  • 320 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: Biographies offers approximately 25 biographies of major and less prominent figures. Included are 120 black-and-white illustrations with approximately 20 maps; chronology; sidebars; words to know; research and activity ideas; further reading; subject index; and more.