Accession Number:

AD1111117

Title:

Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm

Descriptive Note:

[Technical Report, Research Paper]

Corporate Author:

ARMY SERGEANTS MAJOR ACADEMY FORT BLISS TX

Report Date:

2007-11-27

Pagination or Media Count:

18

Abstract:

Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm was an international cooperation of armed intervention that resulted in a stunning decisive victory. Known as the Persian Gulf War, it was spearheaded by the United States armed forces with the help of 35 coalition nation forces. The operations primary objective was to oust the Iraqi invaders from the country of Kuwait. For the first time since WWII, the largest air land battle liberated the country of Kuwait using superior technological advantage against the enemy. The ground war that followed with the protection of air supremacy was unstoppable it sealed the fate of the Iraqi invaders and paved the way for the liberation of Kuwait. There were three strategic key leaders who orchestrated the liberation of Kuwait and validated the world leadership of the U.S. in world affairs and as the only remaining superpower. They were President George Bush, General Colin Powell and General H. Norman Schwarzkopf.

Descriptors:

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

[A, Approved For Public Release]