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The Gulf War Chronicles: A Military History of the First War with Iraq
by Richard S. Lowry (Goodreads Author)
Extensively researched, painstakingly documented, and dedicated to the courageous men and women who fought and served in the First War with Iraq, this is a factual military history of Operation Desert Storm-and the only readable and thorough chronicle of the entire war.
From the first night of battle to Day Two, when Saddam struck back, to G Day and the eventual cease-fire,
ebook, 280 pages
Published March 18th 2008 by iUniverse, Incorporated
(first published 2003)
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As a connoisseur of military nonfiction books, it struck me as odd that I had never read an account of the war that I fought in (Desert Shield/Storm), so I decided to start with this book. Big mistake. Not only was the book riddled with typos and mistaken nomenclature for both U.S. and Iraqi military equipment, but the structure of the book made it impossible to follow at times. It jumped from military unit to unit with no transition and no apparent rhyme or reason. At times it was chronological ...more
Richard S. Lowry is an internationally recognized military historian and author. His latest book, New Dawn, the battles for Fallujah, Savas Beatie LLC, May, 2010, has been nominated for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in History, the Military Writer’s Society of America’s 2010 History Award and the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation’s coveted Wallace M. Greene, Jr. award. Richard has previously published th ...moreMore about Richard S. Lowry...