Books tagged: kuwait

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J. Paul Getty: The Dysfunctional Billionaire
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Profile of J. Paul Getty, one of America’s first billionaires. Getty, the richest man in the world in the mid 20th century, was a consummate businessman who built an oil empire and left a vast antiquities and art collection as his legacy. But he was a womanizer, a miser, and a completely dysfunctional parent. This is a tale of great success in business and utter failure as a human being.
Kuwait: Federal Research Study with Comprehensive Information, History, and Analysis - Politics, Economy, Military
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,900. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Comprehensive and unique information with professional analysis of Kuwait politics and history, economic, social, military, and national security systems and institutions, written by the experts at the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress. This Country Study is an exceptional review of Kuwait and its history.
Heroes of the RAF - No.43 Squadron
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,710. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Real Life Accounts of Fighting in the Air from 1916 to the 21st Century. This book looks at the heroic men (and more recently women) who have fought with the squadron over the years. It details their exploits in battle, their life with the squadron and in many cases their subsequent careers in the RAF.
Coyote Crossing
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,340. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Tina rides a BMW, packs a sharp knife, speaks 26 languages and won’t take "no" for an answer in any of them. Her grandfather was a Navajo Code Talker; she infiltrated Kuwait during Desert Storm. Now she’s under cover on the Mexican border to track a murderer. Valentina Toledo: a new heroine in an agency so secret the Feds don’t even know it exists. The bad guys are about to find out.
SOLO The New World Order
You set the price! Words: 51,440. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
Imagine a future engineered to be perfect, each member coexisting in perfect harmony with one other, in a miraculous world. Yusuf, a quiet and modest man, has always had dreams. One night his dreams take him to a strange place where an even stranger man dwells. Together they will embark on a journey that will not only change Yusuf’s future but that of all humanity as well.
Living on Tattooine (a.k.a. Kuwait)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,180. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Meet Lieutenant Colonel Christine Cook, battalion commander of a National Guard unit. In November 2003, deployed to Kuwait, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. She sent an email letting her friends know she was alive and safe, but the seemed like another universe. Thus begins a year's worth of emails that kept her loved ones amused, but informed, about the doings of an intrepid soldier.
Thunder and Lightning: Desert Storm and the Airpower Debates - The War to Liberate Kuwait, Attacks on Iraq and Saddam Hussien, Aerial Bombing
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,360. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Colonel Mann undertakes a critical analysis of air and space warfare as planned and waged in Operation Desert Storm. He explores debates about airpower and its uses as they played themselves out before, during, and after the successes of the Gulf War.
Conduct of the Persian Gulf War - Final Report To Congress - Invasion of Kuwait, Saddam Hussein, Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Maritime Interception, Air and Ground Campaign
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 387,580. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report discusses the conduct of hostilities in the Persian Gulf theater of operations. It includes: a list of fatalities; prisoners of war; U.N. resolutions; intelligence; Special Operations Forces; environmental terrorism; women in the combat zone; media in the battlefield; and weapon performance.
From The Line In The Sand: Accounts of USAF Company Grade Officers in Support of Desert Shield / Desert Storm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,520. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The personal experiences presented here come from the heart of America's fighting force. They are but a few of the thousands of stories produced by the war. Some contain a bit of humor. Some are deadly serious. All are interesting and revealing.
So Many, So Much, So Far, So Fast - U.S. Transportation Command and Strategic Deployment for Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm, Airlift, Sealift, Overland Transport
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,890. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic mobility, the capability to transport military forces rapidly across intercontinental distances into an operational theater, lies at the heart of US military strategy. Nowhere has the importance of strategic mobility been more evident than in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, the military response to the Iraqi seizure of Kuwait.