Stormjammers: The Extraordinary Story of Electronic Warfare Operations in the Gulf War

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When the U.S. went to war in Iraq during the first Gulf War, Robert Stanek was there. He lived and breathed combat from the opening days of the war to its end and beyond. In this book, this bestselling author chronicles the military life, his experiences in the war with vivid accounts of combat training before the war, reflections on life, family, duty, honor, and love, and remembrances of combat missions into the heart of Baghdad. Candid and fast-paced like the best combat memoirs, Stanek focuses on the men and women he flew with, telling their stories as well as his own and creating what is ultimately an inspiring and uplifting story of the human spirit challenged by the agony and terror of war. Based on the inspiring true story, this is the only book about electronic warfare operations in Iraq written by a military flyer who was there. Robert Stanek's experiences in the Gulf War changed his life and helped drive his successful career as a writer and entrepreneur. To date, he has written and had published over 50 books. His books are sold all over the world and have been translated into many languages. His distinguished accomplishments during the Gulf War earned him nine medals, including our nation's highest flying honor, the Distinguished Flying Cross.

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In 1991, the entire world watched as the first President Bush marshaled a global coalition to confront Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and gave him an ultimatum: leave Kuwait by Jan. 15, 1991, or we'll force you out. In this landmark book, Robert Stanek, veteran author of The Pieces of the Puzzle and many other bestselling books, provides an inspiring story of family, honor, and duty in the midst of the Persian Gulf War.

Extraordinary in its scope, beautifully written, Stormjammers combines a riveting first-person account of the secretive world of Electronic Warfare with the sensitivity and insights of an acclaimed writer steeped in history, tragedy, and inspiration, to deliver a masterful account of airpower's role in the Persian Gulf.

Never before has the secretive world of Electronic Warfare been made so bare, been so utterly rendered, and so utterly personal. Stormjammers is intensely fascinating and as detailed as a Clancy novel with vivid descriptions of the intense electronic warfare operations of the Persian Gulf war.

From the Author:

Times and dates are included to provide a sense of chronology and are not absolutes. The notes in my journal had times referenced in Greenwich Mean Time (Zulu), which were converted to local times dependent on location.

The events depicted in the story are taken from real accounts, my personal journal, and various other unclassified sources.

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