Desert Storm--the First Persian Gulf War in American History

Desert Storm--the First Persian Gulf War in American History

by Debra McArthur

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Overview

In the early 1990s, Operation Desert Storm accomplished its main objectives of liberating Kuwait from an occupying force of the Iraqi Army. The Persian Gulf War helped the United States military regain the respect of the American public, and allowed many nations to work together to accomplish a common goal. In Desert Storm -- The First Persian Gulf War in American History, Debra McArthur paints a portrait of the Middle East during Operation Desert Storm, using historical facts and thrilling accounts from soldiers, politicians, and other key players. The combat situations and political tension comes alive in this thrilling addition to the In American History series.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766021495
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/28/2004
Series: In American History Ser.
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.96(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.49(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

1Baghdad Blasted7
2Rumors of War18
3Preparing for War32
4Raising the Shield42
5Ready ... Set ... Wait53
6War From the Air66
7One Hundred Hours to Victory80
8Incomplete Victory?96
Timeline109
Chapter Notes113
Further Reading124
Internet Addresses125
Index126

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