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The Eyes of Orion by Alex Vernon

A highly personal account of the day-to-day experiences of 5 platoon leaders who served in the same tank battalion during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Whil professional soldiers and historians will undoubtedly glean much from this narrative, the heart of the account concerns the experiences of the 5 young lieutenants who served on the front line facing physical, personal, and leadership challenges.
"The eyes of Orion is a highly personal account of the day-to-day experiences of five platoon leaders who served in the same tank battalion in the 24th Infantry Division during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm."--BOOK JACKET. "While professional soldiers and historians will undoubtedly glean much from this narrative, the heart of the account concerns the experiences of the five young lieutenants as they prepared for and served in combat.

Ally to Adversary

Ally to Adversary - An Eyewitness Account of Iraq's Fall From Grace
by Rick Francona

From secret meetings in Baghdad during the Iran-Iraq War, to cease-fire talks at a dusty airfield in southern Iraq in 1991, Ally to Adversary is the story of how Iraq, a virtual U.S. ally during its long war with Iran, came to be America's foe on the battlefields of Desert Storm.  While for most Americans, Desert Storm was simply a war against a faceless enemy, for Rick Francona it was a war against friends and former colleagues. 

Every Man a Tiger
by Tom Clancy and Chuck Horner

General Chuck Horner was the right man in the right place at the right time.  Horner commanded the U.S. and allied air assets during the Gulf War and was responsible for the design and execution of one of the most devastating air campaigns in hstory.  It is a story of speed, accuracy, efficiency, decentralization, information, and initiative, as well as smoke, fear, courage, and blood. 

Bravo Two Zero
by Andy McNab

Their mission: To take out the scuds. Eight went out. Five came back. Their story had been closed in secrecy. Until now. They were British Special Forces, trained to be the best. In January 1991 a squad of eight men went behind the Iraqi lines on a top secret mission. It was called Bravo Two Zero.  This is their story. Filled with no-holds-barred detail about McNab's capture and excruciating torture, it tells of men tested beyond the limits of human endurance... and of the war you didn't see on CNN. Dirty, deadly, and fought outside the rules.

Falcon's Cry

Falcon's Cry - A Desert Storm Memoir
by Michael Donnelly

Michael Donnelly's diary entries offer a matter-of-fact account of his 44 combat missions during the Gulf War, but his descriptions of dealing with doctors after coming home are more frightening.  Diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, Donnelly is convinced what he has is "Gulf War syndrome"--brought on by exposure to low levels of nerve and poison gases during the war. Although he had served in the military for 15 years, Donnelly had to hire a lawyer and appeal to the Air Force Medical Evaluation Board to force the Air Force to pay him full disability benefits. 


 End Game - Solving the Iraqi Problem - Once and For All
by Scott Ritter

Scott Ritter--the U.N. weapons inspector whose resignation in August prompted an international outcry--proposes a bold and innovative solution to the ongoing crisis in Iraq. 

It Doesn't Take a Hero

It Doesn't Take a Hero
by H. Norman Schwarzkopf

Rarely in public life does a figure emerge of such compelling leadership and personal charisma as to capture an entire nation's--indeed, the world's--imagination. Such a man is General Schwarzkopf, Commander of the Allied Forces in the Persian Gulf, whose life and career are detailed in this plain-spoken, intensely personal portrait.

Gulf War Debriefing Book

Gulf War Debriefing Book
by Andrew P. Leyden

This comprehensive reference collects the facts, figures, and faces of the Gulf War into a single reliable volume. Leyden constructs a comprehensive chronology of the war, providing daily records of important diplomatic and military maneuvers. 


Crusade : The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War
by Rick Atkinson

Though it lasted only 42 days, the Persian Gulf War transformed the nature of modern warfare. The author of the bestselling Long Gray Line interviewed over 500 participants to compile this behind-the-scenes account ofthe conflict, weaving individual stories into a larger narrative. 

Arming Iraq

Arming Iraq : How the U.S. and Britain Secretly Built Saddam's War Machine
by Mark Phythian

During the Gulf War, U.S. and U.N. troops found themselves facing Western-made weapons, the result of the U.S. and Britain's dramatically failed covert policy to supply Iraq with arms in its 1980s war with Iran. This detailed case study discloses the full scope of that concealed policy, and untangles the complex web of major players who implemented and then covered it up.

Storm Over Iraq

Storm over Iraq : Air Power and the Gulf War
by Richard P. Hallion 

The Continuing Storm

The Continuing Storm : Iraq, Poisonous Weapons, and Deterrence
by Avigdor Haselkorn

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