Certain Victory (H) (Ausa Book)

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This study provides a picture of the US Army's performance during the Gulf War. It begins by chronicling the Army's regeneration in the two decades after Vietnam - the foundation of the Desert Storm victory. Each chapter starts with a personal combat story that puts the conflict into a human perspective. The book brings the civilian reader into battle alongside individual soldiers. It is a comprehensive account that allows individual conclusions, including accounts by Iraqi soldiers, about the largest armour battle since World War II.

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The official U.S. Army account, Certain Victory provides the clearest picture to date of the Army's performance during the Gulf War. In a colorful, readable style, it begins by chronicling the Army's remarkable regeneration in the two decades after Vietnam - the changes that were the foundation of the Desert Storm victory. Each chapter leads off with a compelling personal combat story that brings you right into battle alongside individual soldiers and puts the conflict into human perspective. Certain Victory is a quick read and free of military jargon, offering a balanced, comprehensive account of the largest armor battle since World War II.

About the Author:

Major General Robert H. Scales, Jr., U.S. Army (Retired), brings perspective as head of the army's team of Gulf War historians and chief author of "Certain Victory", the army's official postwar analysis of that conflict. He has also served as Commandant of the Army War College and, most recently, is author of "Yellow Smoke: The Future of Land Warfare for America's Military".

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