Jayhawk!: The VII Corps in the Persian Gulf War

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Government Printing Office, 2002 - Persian Gulf War, 1991 - 514 pages

CMH 70-73-1. Presents the story of the United States Army's Seven Corps from its deployment to Saudi Arabia, through its phases of preparation, its offensive against the Iraqi Army, and finally its return to Europe and the United States.


 

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Contents

Chapter Page
3
Notification Deployment and Planning
19
General H Norman Schwarzkopf Jr
21
Corps January 1990
28
Briefing of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
36
Port Operations
51
22d Support Command 15 January 1991
54
Corps Forward Headquarters November 1990
56
Mechanized Unit Moving through Breach Lanes
207
Artillery Ammunition Vehicle
215
Into the Breach
223
Iraqi Fighting Position
226
25 February
241
Captured T55 Tank
243
Tank Battalion Refueling Operations
250
Tank Company in Battle Formation Just North of Iraqi Border
258

1st Infantry Division Forward Debarkation Control Headquarters 28 December 199018 February 1991
58
Khobar Towers
60
Desert Camouflage Painting
64
Chapter
68
Tactical Assembly Area Juno
71
Tapline Road
79
Convoy along Tapline Road
85
Third Army January 1991
88
Corps January 1991
90
Armored Combat Earthmover
94
Precombat Training
105
Corps Tactical Command Post
113
The Defense of TAA Juno
117
1st Cavalry Division January 1991
121
Colonel Cherries Map Table
122
Patriot Missile System
129
The Iraqi Defenses and the 1st Cavalry Division
135
Iraqi VII Corps January 1991
136
Soviet FROG7 Nuclearcapable SurfacetoSurface Missile
138
Chapter
149
Brig Gen William G Carter III
152
Multiple Launch Rocket System
162
To the Line of Departure
171
Armored Vehicles Moving Toward a Tactical Assembly Area
173
Final Preparations
183
Lt Gen Calvin H Waller
187
Briefing in the Presidents Residence Office
195
2d Armored Cavalry Regiment January 1991
201
Initial Moves
205
Welcome to Iraq Courtesy of the Big Red One
264
Chinook Helicopter
272
Night of 2526 February
273
Vehicles of the 1st Armored Division Advancing on the Iraqis
281
Searching for the Guard
285
British Spartan Armored Personnel Carrier
291
Flank and Deep Operations
303
Abrams Tanks and Bradley Fighting Vehicles Providing Security
304
Apache Helicopter
312
MH0 Selfpropelled Howitzer
318
Tawakalna Mechanized Division
324
Destruction of the Tawakalna Mechanized Division
325
Destroyed T72 Tank
329
Battle of Medina Ridge
349
ANTPQ Fire Finding Radar
353
Major U S Combat Units in Germany Available for Desert Storm 1990 8
359
Coalition Defense Desert Shield October 1990 24
361
Exploitation and Pursuit
363
Rescued Kuwaiti Citizens
366
General in the Desert
374
Battles End
385
A Soldier behind His HMMWV
388
Postwar Operations
413
Generals Schwarzkopf and Khalid at Negotiations
415
Highway of Death
421
Destroying Iraqi Equipment
427
Coming Home
439
Battalion in Company Wedge
443
Lessons from Desert Saber
455

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STEPHEN A. BOURQUE is Associate Professor and Curriculum Developer in the Department of Military History at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He is the author of several books, including The Road to Safwan: A Cavalry Squadron in the Persian Gulf War and articles in the Quarterly Journal of Military History and the Middle East Journal.

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