Accession Number : ADA310135

Title :   The Whirlwind War: The United States Army in Operations DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM,

Corporate Author : ARMY CENTER OF MILITARY HISTORY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Schubert, Frank N. ; Kraus, Theresa L.

PDF Url : ADA310135

Report Date : 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 315

Abstract : This narrative is designed to provide an overview of the role of the United States Army in the conflict with Iraq that took place from August 1990 through February 1991. Contents include: Background to War; The Army of Desert Storm; Creating the Shield; Expanding the Shield; Reinforcement for an Offensive; The Offensive Takes Shape; Readying for the Storm; One Hundred Hours; Profile of the New Army; The Legacy of War.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY HISTORY, *IRAQ, *UNITED STATES, *CONFLICT, *ARMY OPERATIONS, *INSURGENCY, *LAND MINE WARFARE, MILITARY RESERVES, LOGISTICS SUPPORT, DEPLOYMENT, KUWAIT, DECISION MAKING, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, CROSS CULTURE(SOCIOLOGY), ARMY PERSONNEL, MOBILIZATION, ARMY TRAINING, MILITARY DOCTRINE, BRIGADE LEVEL ORGANIZATIONS, SHELTERS, ENLISTED PERSONNEL, MORALE, ARMY EQUIPMENT, MILITARY CAPABILITIES, THREAT EVALUATION, FEEDING.

Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE