Crusade: The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War

Crusade: The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War

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By (author) Rick Atkinson

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  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
  • Format: Paperback | 575 pages
  • Dimensions: 155mm x 236mm x 38mm | 794g
  • Publication date: 30 October 1995
  • Publication City/Country: Boston
  • ISBN 10: 0395710839
  • ISBN 13: 9780395710838
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Illustrations note: illustrations, maps
  • Sales rank: 211,124

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This definitive account of the Gulf War relates the previously untold story of the U.S. war with Iraq in the early 1990s. The author follows the 42-day war from the first night to the final day, providing vivid accounts of bombing runs, White House strategy sessions, firefights, and bitter internal conflicts.

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"Exhaustive, albeit consistently absorbing, record of the 42- day Gulf War that offers fresh, often startling, perspectives on the planning and conduct of what the author characterizes as a brilliant slaughter.' Focusing almost entirely on military operations, Pulitzer- winning Washington Post correspondent Atkinson (The Long Gray Line, 1989) provides a chronological account of how the US-led coalition liberated Kuwait." Kirkus Reviews