Battle History of the USMC: Marines in Gulf & Afghanistan Box Set
Battle History of the USMC: Marines in Gulf & Afghanistan Box Set by Military Heritage Institute at Movi Ki. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Since the beginning of recorded history, Iraq andAfghanistan have been the center of conflict. This titlein the Battle History of the USMC series tells the storyof the Corps role in the latest wars in that region.After Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990, the UnitedNations intervened with a stern resolution warningIraq to withdraw, or United States and UN forceswould drive them out. Iraq refused, and OperationDesert Storm began. With precise air operations,tenacious amphibious assaults, and versatile
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Since the beginning of recorded history, Iraq andAfghanistan have been the center of conflict. This titlein the Battle History of the USMC series tells the storyof the Corps role in the latest wars in that region.After Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990, the UnitedNations intervened with a stern resolution warningIraq to withdraw, or United States and UN forceswould drive them out. Iraq refused, and OperationDesert Storm began. With precise air operations,tenacious amphibious assaults, and versatile landtactics, the Marines led one of the most successfulassaults in modern warfare.Following the terrorist attacks of September 11,2001, the United States government declared a Global War on Terrorism. In response to the Talibangovernment s refusal to respond to known terroristactivities within their borders, Marines were deployedto Afghanistan as part of Operation EnduringFreedom. In 2003, Iraq became a second front inthe war on terrorism with Operation Iraqi Freedom.Operations in Afghanistan are ongoing, with Marineresponsibilities ranging from combat and securityoperations to humanitarian efforts.On May 2, 2011, Osama bin Laden was shot andkilled inside a private residential compound inAbbottabad, Pakistan, by US Navy SEALs and CIAoperatives in a covert operation ordered by USPresident Barack Obama. Shortly after his death, binLaden s body was buried at sea.This is the story of those operations, told throughexclusive interviews and rare battle footage.
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|Manufacturer:||Military Heritage Institute|
|Publisher:||Military Heritage Institute|
|Studio:||Military Heritage Institute|
|Item Weight:||0.7 pounds|
|Item Size:||5.5 x 2 x 2 inches|
|Package Weight:||0.65 pounds|
|Package Size:||5.5 x 1.9 x 1.9 inches|
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