Keywords: desert storm

Gulf War One

Gulf War One

Hugh McManners

ISBN: 9780091935986
Year of publication: 2010

Hugh McManners THE TRUTH FROM THOSE WHO WERE THERE FOREWORD In 1990 I was the Commander of the British armoured division sent to the Gulf, as part of the coalition force in Saudi Arabia, which would ultimately fight Saddam Husseins army and liberate Kuwait. As Commander, my view of the events of the war was influenced particularly by three factors. First, there was the need to acquire, organise and train the forces I was allocated into a fighting formation, capable of defeating the enemy in such ...

Keywords: British Army Desert Storm