Us Marine in Iraq by Richard S. Lowry
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Us Marine in Iraq
By Richard S. Lowry

Us Marine in Iraq

Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2003

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Us Marine in Iraq by Richard S. Lowry

Book Description

"Operation Iraqi Freedom" began on 20 March 2003 and has become perhaps one of the most controversial conflicts of modern warfare. Thousands of US Marines were deployed into Iraq, and their aim was to topple the dictatorship government and liberate the Iraqi people. This book examines the US marines who were involved in one of the major battles of this operation, the battle for An Nasiriyah, covering everything from enlistment and to their hard-won victory. It also covers their amphibious tractors AMTRACs with Mk-19 grenade launchers and their preparations for potential chemical warfare.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841769820
ISBN-10: 1841769827
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 184mm x 7mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 5-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Littery Man by Richard S. Lowry Littery Man, Hardback (May 1996)

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Author Biography - Richard S. Lowry

Richard S Lowry is a military history enthusiast specializing in modern warfare and particularly the Gulf War. He has published a number of articles in Military Magazine and The Marine Corps Gazette. In 2004 he was awarded a research grant from the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation and invited to undertake his research into the events of Operation Iraqi Freedom at the Marine Corps Historical Foundation. He lives in Orlando, Florida.

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