The outrage of President George Bush at the invasion of Kuwait by Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is still fresh in our minds. This encyclopedia provides a careful analysis of this pivotal confrontation, from the myriad relationships that gave rise to war to its ultimate costs and elusive rewards.
The Gulf War is chronicled and explained in this comprehensive encyclopedia that describes the historical background and reasons for the war, the key players, major weapons systems and tactics, and the results of the conflict.
• Includes a detailed chronology of the conflict and its aftermath
• Extensively illustrated and cross referenced
• Includes reprints of important documents and transcripts
• Exceptional breadth of coverage, including historical background, important figures, major weapons systems and tactics, and the ultimate results of the war