War in the Persian Gulf Reference Library: Biographies (Hardcover)
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Triggered by its invasion of Kuwait, Iraq was pitted against a 32-nation coalition of forces commanded by Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, whose air attacks led the way for a ground war that met with success in less than four days. Although the coalition was victorious, Saddam Hussein held on as president of Iraq. "War in the Persian Gulf: Biographies"offers approximately 25 biographies of major and less prominent figures. Included are 120 black-and-white illustrations with approximately 20 maps; chronology; sidebars; words to know; research and activity ideas; further reading; subject index; and more.