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Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, DC: National Defense University, 1996. Revised Edition. Trade paperback. xvi, 359,  pages. Preface to Revised Edition. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Cover has slight wear and soiling. Kenneth Allard is a former U.S. Army Colonel widely known to national audiences. Entering military service as a draftee, his unique career included overseas service as a Cold War intelligence officer and assignments as an assistant professor at West Point, special assistant to the Army Chief of Staff, and Dean of Students at the National War College. For more than a decade, he was a featured military analyst on the networks of NBC News, particularly MSNBC and CNBC. That experience provided the backdrop for his most recent book, Warheads: Cable News and the Fog of War. His other books include Command, Control and the Common Defense, winner of the 1991 National Security Book Award. Colonel Allard holds a doctorate from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy and an MPA from Harvard University. His numerous military decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, two awards of the Legion of Merit and the NATO Expeditionary Medal for service in Bosnia.
Place_Pub: Atlanta, GA: Turner Publishing, Inc., 1991. First Edition. First Printing. 240, wraps, color illus., index, rear cover creased CNN coverage from the invasion of Kuwait to the day of victory and beyond. This chronicle of the first Gulf War begins with a historic overview of the troubled Middle East, the Iraqi arms buildup, and the escalation of tension, and continues through the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, United Nations sanctions, stalemate, ultimatum, air and ground wars, coalition victory, cease-fire, and beyond.
AMA Group (Copyright holder), 1991. Commemorative Edition [stated]. Deck of Trading Cards, in stiff stock packaging. 60 card set, numbered sequentially, all present. The format is 2.5 inches by 3.5 inches. Color photograph on front side and card number and text on the other side. Package has some wear and soiling. Cards are in very good or better condition. The AMA Group released a colorful trading cards set during this period, dedicating it to the efforts here and abroad that appeared in support of the troops. Yellow ribbons began to appear of trees, signposts, flagpoles and also as well as on pieces of jewelry. This 60 card set included bios on some of the soldiers and behind the scenes personnel. "Operation Yellow Ribbon" is an official 501(c)(3) non-profit who is registered with the state of NJ consisting of all volunteers who shows support for our United States Military Forces serving in the Middle East including Iraq, Afghanistan and those supporting Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Inherent Resolve through: 1) Organizing and collecting donated U.S. Troop supplies and goodies to send to our brave Heroes deployed in harm's way in the Middle East including Iraq, Afghanistan and those supporting Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Inherent Resolve; and 2) Helping to promote, coordinate, and facilitate welcoming home events for local veterans in the South Jersey area by partnering with the Warriors Watch Riders and other Patriotic organizations to bring our local Heroes home in "Rock Star Fashion". NOTE: This is unrelated to the Canadian operation that diverted flights to Gander after the September 11th terrorist attacks.
New York: William Morrow, c1996. 1st/Book Club Edition. 25 cm, 265, illus., map, glossary, chronology This compelling account of an aviator's life on a carrier during the Gulf War contains good combat descriptions of the fight against the Iraqis, as well as many details on the USS Midway and her history.
Lincoln, Nebraska: Potomac Books, and Imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, 2019. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xviii, , 248,  pages. List of abbreviations. Illustrations. Notes. Index. Publisher's ephemera laid in. David J. Dunford served three years as the U.S. ambassador to Oman and served four years, including during the 1990–91 Gulf War, as the deputy ambassador to Saudi Arabia. He is a member of the governing board of the University of Arizona’s Center for Middle East Studies. He has taught courses on the Arab-Israeli conflict and the Middle East business environment at the University of Arizona and has consulted for both the government and the private sector on Middle East issues. He is the coauthor of Talking to Strangers: The Struggle to Rebuild Iraq’s Foreign Ministry.