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Author Lehrack, Otto J.

Title America's battalion [electronic resource] : Marines in the first Gulf war / Otto J. Lehrack.

Published Tuscaloosa, AL : University of Alabama Press, 2005.


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Physical description xiii, 236 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-231) and index.
Contents The alert -- India Company leads the way -- Saudi Arabia: the warehouses -- Cement ridge -- The chemical threat -- Holidays -- Al Mishab: working with the Arabs -- The air war starts -- Rockets -- Marines in Khafji -- Cross-training: another step in the relationship -- The first American ground action: the artillery raids -- The alarms go off -- The battle for Khafji -- With the recon teams in the city -- Melissa and friends -- Khafji retaken -- Movement west to attack position -- Moving up to the minefields -- The breach -- Prisoners -- Kuwait International Airport -- Yellow ribbons -- Parting shots -- The years after.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject United States. Marine Corps. Marine Division, 3rd. Battalion, 3rd -- History -- 20th century.
Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Campaigns.
Khafji, Battle of, Raʼs al-Khafjī, Saudi Arabia, 1991.
Electronic books.
ISBN 0817314520 (cloth : alk. paper)