Accession Number : ADA266870


Title :   Desert Storm vs Desert Disaster: Examination of the Culminating Point


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI DEPT OF OPERATIONS


Personal Author(s) : Hallman, Jr, Beaufort C


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a266870.pdf


Report Date : 17 May 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 42


Abstract : This paper examines the factors which diminished combat power in Operation Desert Storm. It identifies US vital interest and objectives while outlining the significant events leading to the ground offensive. The theater campaign plan is discussed in general terms. The impact of logistics and the strain of combat are examined for the operational level culminating point. At the strategic level, the paper examines the impact of terrain, casualties, and allied support against a possible continuation of the ground offensive National objectives, Theater concept, Culminating point


Descriptors :   *WARFARE , *LOGISTICS , IMPACT , CASUALTIES , POWER , TERRAIN , OPERATION


Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE