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Description - The Gulf War 1991 by Alastair Finlan

The Gulf War of 1991 heralded a new type of warfare - one dominated by speed and high technology, that yielded a remarkably low level of casualties among the Allied forces. Just under a million Allied troops were deployed to the Gulf region, where they faced not only the extreme heat, but also biological, chemical and suspected nuclear threats. This book assesses both Operation Desert Storm and Operation Desert Shield, examining each forces strategies, and the political and military figures who were involved on both sides. The operational side of Desert Shield is also detailed in full.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415968522
ISBN-10: 0415968526
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 178mm x 13mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Jul-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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