Saddam Hussein ruthlessly took power in Iraq in 1979. He led the Nation through the Iran/Iraq War and the Persian Gulf War. His invasion of Kuwait sparked operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
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For an excellent first hand account of the war, read Rick Francona on the Gulf War
Richard S. Lowry has procuced an excellent chronicle of the war. Read our review!
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