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The Gulf War Chronicles: A Military History of the First War with Iraq
by Richard S. Lowry (Goodreads Author)
There is no single source that contains the detailed minute-by-minute description of Operation Desert Storm available in "The Gulf War Chronicles." Richard S. Lowry, an accomplished military historian, went to great lengths to compile the most accurate information available about each battle, and even each encounter, of the first war with Iraq. "The Gulf War Chronicles" is ...more
Hardcover, 312 pages
Published November 6th 2003 by iUniverse
(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...