Historical Dictionary of the Persian Gulf War, 1990-91
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BeschreibungPresents information in concise and informative entries on many of the significant civilian and military persons, crucial diplomatic and political actions, as well as the essential military aspects of the Persian Gulf War.
PortraitClayton R. Newell retired from the U.S. Army with the rank of lieutenant colonel. During his 27 years of active duty, he served in a variety of infantry and field artillery assignments in Vietnam, Germany, and the United States. He is graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the U.S. Army War College where he was director of Joint Operations Concepts and held the John J. Pershing Chair of Military Planning and Operations. He finished his military career as the Chief of Historical Services at the U.S. Army Center for Military History in Washington, D.C. He now serves as an independent consultant and has written a variety of books and articles on military topics.
Pressestimmen...hundreds of entries providing brief contextual definitions and descriptions of places, people, military units and equipment, national players, and events. American Reference Books Annual ...Newell's is a useful complementary work, containing a more recent chronology and an updated list of UN resolutions. Recommended for larger academic libraries. CHOICE Clayton Newell, a former member of the Army War College faculty...has provided a useful research tool. Parameters ...serves the important...objective of detailing the Gulf War...defines numerous terms related to the conflict...tightly structured bibliography...Newell illustrates in maps the military operations that resulted in the ejection of Iraqi forces from Kuwait. In the accompanying text, he unpacks the chronological sequence of events, including the military campaign, the insurrection in Iraq following the war, and the dynamics of regional and international diplomacy. Middle East Journal ...In the accompanying text, [Newell] unpacks the chronological sequence of events, including the military campaign, the insurrection in Iraq following the war, and the dynamics of regional and international diplomacy...The tightly structured bibliography identifies sources on 33 different facets of the Gulf War. Chronology The author has gone to great lengths to help the reader understand the Gulf War and its background...a much-needed chronology of events...dictionary entries...cover the war's personalities as well as its combat equipment...recommended for public and academic libraries. Library Journal Clayton Newell...has provided us a useful research tool...[readers] should ask their libraries to add this excellent reference work to their collections. -- Dr. Henry G. Gole, Colonel, USA Ret. It is worthwhile having a guide to the types of weapons used, the battlefield dispositions, and the UN resolutions that pertain to the conflict. MESA Bulletin
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: PLYMBRIDGE DISTRIBUTORS LTD
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 1998