America's Splendid Little Wars: A Short History of U.S. Engagements from the Fall of Saigon to Baghdad
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From the evacuation of Saigon in 1975 to the end of the twentieth century, the United States committed its forces to more than a dozen military operations. Offering a fresh analysis of the Iranian hostage rescue attempt, the invasions of Granada and Panama, the first Gulf War, the missions in Somalia and Bosnia, and more, author and distinguished U.S. naval captain Peter Huchthausen presents a detailed history of each military engagement through eyewitness accounts, exhaustive research, and his unique insider perspective as an intelligence expert. This timely and riveting military history is "a must-read for anyone seeking to understand the nature of war today" (Stephen Trent Smith).
Published Date: January 1, 2004
Publisher: Penguin Books
Page Count: 258
Size: 7.99" l x 5.27" w x 0.64" h
History & Geography