War in the Persian Gulf Biographies: From Operation Desert Storm to Operation Iraqi Freedom

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UXL, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 267 pages
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Triggered by its invasion of Kuwait, Iraq was pitted against a 32-nation coalition of forces commanded by Gen. NormanSchwarzkopf, whose air attacks led the way for a ground war thatmet with success in less than four days. Although the coalitionwas victorious, Saddam Hussein held on as president of Iraq.War in the Persian Gulf: Biographiesoffers approximately 25 biographiesof major and less prominent figures.Included are 120 black-and-whiteillustrations with approximately20 maps; chronology; sidebars;words to know; research and activity ideas;further reading; subject index; and more.

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