Certain Victory: The U.S. Army in the Gulf War

by Robert Scales

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Written in a colorful, readable style, Certain Victory chronicles the Army’s remarkable regeneration in the two decades after Vietnam–the foundation of the Desert Storm victory. Each chapter starts with a compelling personal combat story that puts the conflict into human perspective. A “quick read” without military jargon, Certain Victory brings the civilian reader into battle alongside individual soldiers. With a foreword by former Army Chief of Staff Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan.

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  • On May 25 2017 David (USA) read this book
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  • On Mar 24 2010 Fred Kiesche (USA) read this book and commented:

    Very dense/informative, but written pretty close to the conflict. Would time passed give us more/better perspective? Also recommended, "Crusade" by Atkinson.