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Desert Scouts By Chuck Johnston
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On August 1, 1990, Iraq shocked the world with an unprecedented attack by sending thirty thousand soldiers and two hundred and seventy-five tanks into Kuwait. In a single stroke, Iraq was in a... More > position to influence nearly half of the world’s oil supply. What later became know as Operation Desert Shield and Storm ultimately turn out to be the greatest one sided military victory of all time. This is the story of Captain Joseph “Quarry” Samuels and the Marines of Scout Platoon, 2nd Tank Battalion, 2ndMarine Division. Long before the two divisions of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Forces ever launch into the offensive later known as the “Hundred Hour War”, Quarry and the Scouts must face numerous encounters with the 108th Iraqi Armored Division and get information back to friendly forces that will help plan the liberation of Kuwait.< Less
Desert Scouts By Chuck Johnston
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On August 1, 1990, Iraq shocked the world with an unprecedented attack by sending thirty thousand soldiers and two hundred and seventy-five tanks into Kuwait. In a single stroke, Iraq was in a... More > position to influence nearly half of the world’s oil supply. What later became know as Operation Desert Shield and Storm ultimately turn out to be the greatest one sided military victory of all time. This is the story of Captain Joseph “Quarry” Samuels and the Marines of Scout Platoon, 2nd Tank Battalion, 2ndMarine Division. Long before the two divisions of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Forces ever launch into the offensive later known as the “Hundred Hour War”, Quarry and the Scouts must face numerous encounters with the 108th Iraqi Armored Division and get information back to friendly forces that will help plan the liberation of Kuwait.< Less
What was Operation Desert Shield? Why was President Bush concerned about Saudi Arabia? By Keltik Excalibur
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310-word response to: What was Operation Desert Shield? Why was President Bush concerned about Saudi Arabia? (with references)
Crossing the Line By Bill Cain
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Merriam Press Military Monograph 127. Second Edition (2012). One Soldier’s Journey to Iraq and Back Again. The author's account of his participation in Desert Shield, Desert Storm and Desert... More > Calm, as a member of the 42nd Field Artillery Brigade, 1990-91. 57 photos (mostly from private sources and most are in color; in the printed book they are B&W but are in color in the PDF), 2 maps specially commissioned for this book.< Less
Gulf War Digressions By Mort Chaifetz
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A shrinkapoo is called up during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm. He doesn't want to go.
Dark Clouds Rising: A Marine's Life during the Persian Gulf War By Ernest L. Johnson III
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Fresh out of High School. Do I go to Junior College? Do I join the Military? Which branch should I join? I lacked the grades needed to obtain a scholarship. Beyond that, I needed to know if I had... More > what it takes to be one of The Few, The Proud, The Marines. So I enlisted in the Marine Corps. This is my story. During stressful times, I kept a journal to help deal with the situation. Now, 20 years after the Persian Gulf War aka Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Here is my story. From Boot Camp to my first deployment overseas to Okinawa and the Philippines, and finally to Saudi Arabia for Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Thanks to my Mother who kept all my letters I mailed home. They have been chronologically integrated into my journal so the reader may have a fuller experience of what seemed important to a young man finding his way in the world.< Less
Dark Clouds Rising: A Marine's Life during the Persian Gulf War By Ernest L. Johnson III
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Fresh out of High School. Do I go to Junior College? Do I join the Military? Which branch should I join? I lacked the grades needed to obtain a scholarship. Beyond that, I needed to know if I had... More > what it takes to be one of The Few, The Proud, The Marines. So I enlisted in the Marine Corps. This is my story. During stressful times, I kept a journal to help deal with the situation. Now, 20 years after the Persian Gulf War aka Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Here is my story. From Boot Camp to my first deployment overseas to Okinawa and the Philippines, and finally to Saudi Arabia for Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Thanks to my Mother who kept all my letters I mailed home. They have been chronologically integrated into my journal so the reader may have a fuller experience of what seemed important to a young man finding his way in the world.< Less
Sword of the Quest By Richard Dawes
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Captured by pirates, Valka the Wolf Slayer is sold into slavery then battles as a gladiator in order to survive. Purchased by a great spiritual master, he undertakes a quest to re-capture a magical... More > emerald stolen by the Black Brotherhood. Accompanied by the Shield Maiden, Aquila, and her band of women warriors, Valka battles his way across a blazing desert and into a black mountain of sorcery where the jewel is kept. He faces psychic attacks, an army of bloodless ghouls, a wave of poisonous serpents and a deadly labyrinth. But his most dangerous challenge comes when he confronts the emerald itself and faces the irresistible lure of the gift it offers.< Less
Night Mission to Mogadishu By Trent LaLand
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Operation Eastern Exit. Just two weeks before the start of Operation Desert Storm a U.S. Military Task Force was diverted from Operation Desert Shield and sent on a daring and drastic rescue mission... More > into war-torn Mogadishu Somalia to rescue 281 citizens from the United States and over 30 different nations who were trapped in the middle of a bloody civil war where there is no regards for diplomatic missions.< Less
A Memoir - Robert Francis Massimi By Robert Massimi
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This is an historical memoir of Robert Massimi. The book tells the story of his life at sea in the United States Merchant Marine and the United States Navy. It covers history from the Great... More > Depression of his youth, to his experiences in World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and even Desert Shield in the Gulf War. Besides stories of his seamanship, he explains the military, political and social ramifications of many major historical events.< Less