The Unseen War: Allied Air Power and the Takedown of Saddam Hussein

The Unseen War

Allied Air Power and the Takedown of Saddam Hussein

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ISBN10: 1612513115 ISBN13: 9781612513119 Contributors: Moseley, T. Michael (Foreword) Publisher: Naval Inst Pr Published: Oct 15 2013 Pages: 435 Weight: 1.50lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 6.00" Depth: 1.25" Language: English

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In this work for historians, scholars, strategists, policy makers, and war buffs, Lambeth (Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments) offers a detailed narrative and assessment of the American and allied contribution to the three-week air offensive of Operation Iraqi Freedom, the military operation that led to the defeat of Saddam Hussein in 2003. The author reviews high-level planning, then describes air operations and provides vignettes from the perspectives of individual airmen during combat. The book concludes with a synopsis of what worked in the campaign, unanticipated problems, and how shortcomings could've been improved with in areas such as training, tactics, and equipment capability. A wealth of b&w photos and maps complement the text. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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