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Author Lambeth, Benjamin S.

Title The unseen war : allied air power and the takedown of Saddam Hussein / Benjamin S. Lambeth
Published Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, [2013]
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Contents The road to war -- CENTCOM's air offensive -- The Allies' contribution -- Key accomplishments -- Problems encountered -- Toward a new era of warfare
Summary The Unseen War offers a comprehensive assessment of the air contribution to the three weeks of major combat that ended the rule of Iraq's Saddam Hussein in 2003. Unlike in the earlier instance of Operation Desert Storm in 1991, the role of allied air power in the nation's second war against Iraq was not apparent to most observers, since the land offensive began concurrently with the air offensive and the overwhelming majority of the reporters who accompanied allied forces into combat were embedded with ground units. Even today, the air war history of Operation Iraqi Freedom remains larg
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject United States. Central Command -- History.
Air power -- United States -- Case studies.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Aerial operations, American.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Campaigns.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2013018020
ISBN 1612513123 (epub)
1612513123 (mobi)
1612513123 (pdf)
1612513123 (xml)
9781612513126 (epub)
9781612513126 (mobi)
9781612513126 (pdf)
9781612513126 (xml)
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