UN Forces 1948-94 by Robert Pitta
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UN Forces 1948-94
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UN Forces 1948-94

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UN Forces 1948-94 by Robert Pitta

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This volume details the various UN peace keeping operations around the globe from 1948 94, which have seen UN forces deployed in almost every corner of the world Africa (Namibia and Somalia), South America (El Salvador), the Middle East (Cyprus, Sinai, Golan Heights, Lebanon and Kuwait), the Far East (Cambodia and Korea) and Europe (Bosnia, Croatia, Slovenia). In addition two major wars have been fought under the banner of the United Nations The Korean War (1950-1953) and the Gulf War (1990-1991). A huge number of nations have contributed troops to these various efforts, with the result that the UN forces are extremely varied and colourful. The vast variety uniforms and insignia are illustrated in twelve full page colour plates."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781855324541
ISBN-10: 1855324547
Format: Paperback
(250mm x 185mm x 6mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 12-Sep-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Robert Pitta

Robert Pitta has been a writer and editor in the Defence/Aerospace industry for over sixteen years. He is a former professional photographer and holds an advanced university degree. He has given lectures to the military and written on the history, development, and use of camouflage clothing and concealment techniques. He lives and works in Maryland, USA.

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