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Gulf War One: The Truth from Those Who Were There - Hugh McManners, General Sir Rupert Smith
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Gulf War One: The Truth from Those Who Were There - Paperback

2011, ISBN: 0091936012

[SR: 4915119], Paperback, [EAN: 9780091936013], Ebury Press, Ebury Press, Book, [PU: Ebury Press], 2011-06-06, Ebury Press, The first oral history of the Gulf War brings the conflict vividly to life through interviews with everyone from the former British Prime Minister, John Major, to the tank regiments who fought there In 1988 Iraq was the region’s dominant military power and ambitious to become leader of the Arab world. Saddam Hussein’s war–experienced army were known to have used biological and chemical weapons in the past, and when 260,000 troops and 2,000 tanks crossed into Kuwait they met little resistance. Yet Iraq’s defeat at the hands of the coalition forces was the most devastatingly efficient in military history. It was the first war fought over a resource: oil. The UK committed 43,000 troops to this new "high tech" war, and initially expected high casualties. Yet on the Iraqi side, uncounted thousands of soldiers were killed, many poorly trained conscripts. Returning coalition soldiers have since found themselves dogged by health problems, likely caused by the new technologies that proved so effective in battle. Iraqi power was diminished, but Hussein was allowed to remain in power, laying the scene for the protracted suffering of the Iraq invasion over a decade later. Hugh McManners' original interviews for Gulf War One provide a compelling picture and explode many myths of how this war was carried out, and why. From military planners and politicians, to ordinary soldiers and Gulf War Syndrome sufferers, both those serving and those caught up in the war tell its history in their own wor, 5000, Iraq, 4995, Middle East, 9, History, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 5003, Kuwait, 4995, Middle East, 9, History, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 173578, Operation Desert Storm, 5022, United States, 5011, Military, 9, History, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 387040011, Iraq War, 5011, Military, 9, History, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books

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In 1988 Iraq was the region's dominant military power and ambitious to become leader of the Arab world. Saddam Hussein's war-experienced army were known to have used biological and chemical weapons in the past, and when 260,000 troops and 2,000 tanks crossed into Kuwait they met with little resistance. Yet Iraq's defeat at the hands of the coalition forces was the most devastatingly efficient in military history. It was the first war fought over a resource: oil. The UK committed 43,000 troops to this new 'high tech' war, and initially expected high casualties. Yet on the Iraqi side, uncounted thousands of soldiers were killed, many poorly trained conscripts. Returning coalition soldiers have since found themselves dogged by health problems, likely caused by the new technologies that proved so effective in battle. Iraqi power was diminished, but Saddam Hussein was allowed to remain in power, laying the scene for the protracted suffering of the Iraq invasion over a decade later. Hugh McManners' original interviews for Gulf War One provide a compelling picture and explode many myths of how this war was carried out, and why. From military planners and politicians to ordinary soldiers and Gulf War Syndrome sufferers, both those serving and those caught up in the war tell its history in their own words. Books Hugh McManners|Paperback|Ebury Publishing|12/05/2011, Ebury Publishing

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Gulf War One: Real Voices from the Front Line - McManners, Hugh
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Gulf War One: Real Voices from the Front Line

An oral history of the first Gulf War, brought vividly to life in the voices of those who served. Explodes many myths of how the war was carried out, and why. Includes accounts from military planners, politicians, soldiers and Gulf War Syndrome sufferers.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780091936013
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0091936012
Hardcover
Paperback
Publishing year: 1988
Publisher: Ebury Press

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ISBN/EAN: 0091936012

ISBN - alternate spelling:
0-09-193601-2, 978-0-09-193601-3


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