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Iraqi forces were battle-hardened after 8 years of war with Iran, and they were well equipped with late model Soviet tanks and jet fighters, but the antiaircraft weapons were crippled; in comparison, the US had no large-scale combat experience since its withdrawal from Vietnam nearly 20 years earlier, and major changes in US doctrine, equipment and technology since then had never been tested under fire. President Wilson returned to the United States.

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Publisher: Texas A & M Univ Pr (April 1988)

ISBN: 0890963274

Living Bayonets: A Record of the Last Push

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In the Footsteps of Private Lynch: Retracing the Experiences of a Private Soldier in the Great War

The Origins of the First World War (A History monograph)

41 DIVISION 123 Infantry Brigade Durham Light Infantry 20th Battalion : 4 May 1916 - 31 October 1917 (First World War, War Diary, WO95/2639/1)

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Floating Dragon

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British Postcards of the First World War (Shire Library)

The Struggle to Victory: Forgotten Voices of the Great War

The end of Order

War posters: issued by belligerent and neutral nations, 1914-1919

Heroes and heroic deeds of the great war

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