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Persian Gulf War
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Éditeur Facts On File
Année 2003
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Persian Gulf War
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XVI-160 p. : ill, cartes ; 24 cm
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Classification Dewey
956.704 42
Contenu
In the thick of it : instant media -- ; the United States as peacekeeper and policeman : pirates, bandits, terrorists -- ; The Middle East situation ; map 1 : the Ottoman Empire divided, ca. 1920 ; tankers and oil rigs ; map 2 : Middle East oil reserves, ca. 1990 -- ; Hussein and modern weapons : Gerald Bull and the supergun ; map 3 : Iraq and Kuwait in the Middle East -- ; Kuwait invaded ; map 4 : Iraqi invasion routes into Kuwait, 1990-91 ; refugees from Kuwait -- ; From Shield to Storm : line in the sand ; logistics : why the long wait ; the coalition partners ; map 5 : the world showing coalition partners, 1990-1991 -- ; The air war ; scuds and patriots ; collateral damage ; map 6 : scud attacks on Israel, 1990-91 -- ; Meanwhile on the home front ; the Republican Guard -- ; The first three days ; map 7 : battlefield : Hail Mary forces, Feb. 24, 1991 ; women in the U.S. military ; map 8 : battlefield advances Feb. 24-28, 1991 -- ; The last two days ; oil field fires ; map 9 : battlefield : defeat of the Republican Guard, Feb. 26-27-28, 1991 -- ; Immediate aftermath ; Kurds and Kurdistan -- ; Long-term aftermath ; the Vietnam effect ; map 10 : Iraq : UNSCOM inspection sites and no-fly zones -- ; The United States's role as peacekeeper/policeman revisited ; Kosovo-1999.
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0-8160-4942-4
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FNSP (SUDOC)
 

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