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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.
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.