The Iran Wars

The Iran Wars


  • Release: 2016
  • Publisher: Random House Incorporated
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  • File: PDF, 336 page
  • ISBN: 9780812993646
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This is the deeply reported, riveting account of a war waged on

The Iran   Iraq War 1980   1988

The Iran Iraq War 1980 1988


  • Release: 2002-04-25
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing
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  • File: PDF, 96 page
  • ISBN: 1841763713
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The Iran-Iraq War, which ended in August 1988, one month short of its eighth anniversary, was one of the longest, bloodiest and costliest Third World armed conflicts in the twentieth century. Professor Karsh addresses the causes of the Iran-Iraq War, unpacking the objectives of the two belligerents and examining how far objectives were matched by strategy. He assesses the war's military lessons regarding such key areas as strategy, tactics and escalation and in particular the use of non-conventional weapons, Finally, he examines the utility of armed force as an instrument of foreign policy.

Saddam s Generals

Saddam s Generals


  • Release: 2011
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  • File: PDF, 238 page
  • ISBN: UOM:39015090306526
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These were Major General Mizher Rashid al-Tarfa al-Ubaydi, a senior officer and section leader in Iraq's military intelligence service dealing with Iran during the conflict; Major General (ret) Aladdin Hussein Makki Khamas, corps chief of staff, division commander, and director of Iraq's Combat Development Directorate during the war; Lieutenant General Abid Mohammed al-Kabi, commander-in-chief of the Iraqi Navy from 1982 to 1988; and Major General 'Alwan Hassoun 'Alwan al-Abousi, a squadron and wing commander during the conflict. As a result of these interviews, the Project 1946 team deepened and extended its understanding of a number of aspects and incidents during the period.