Empire Press, 1991 - History - 176 pages
Recounts the events leading up the Persian Gulf War, discusses the formation of the coalition forces, intelligence gathering, and the use of new weapons systems, and shares the experiences of individual soldiers
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Centuries of Middle Eastern conflict
Birth of an unlikely coalition
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