The Whirlwind War: US Army Operations in Desert Shield and Desert Storm

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The Whirlwind War tells the story of this pivotal chapter in the Army's history. It shows the various strands that came together to produce the Army of the 1990s and how that Army in turn performed under fire and in the glare of world attention.

Drafted soon after the end of Operation DESERT STORM, the book retains a sense of immediacy in its approach. Yet the manuscript also went through a series of reviews, and the maps were subsequently carefully researched and compiled as original documents in their own right. The result is a volume that takes its place in the first round of the historical analysis of the events described. More definitive studies will undoubtedly follow, as ever more documents are assessed. But this book is intended to bridge that gap, and I commend it to all readers interested in the current and future role of American ground forces.


  • Authentic US Army Publication
  • Covers The US Army Movements in Operation Desert Shield and Storm
  • Extensively Researched, Well Documented, A Complete Coverage of Both Events
  • Includes Maps, Photographs, Diagrams of US and Iraqi Armaments, etc.
  • 312 Pages
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