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The following list of books, memoirs, and reports offers a general overview. And, in the 'Appendix' section of this website, is a suggested reading list on particular subjects such as press coverage during the war.

books

  • Atkinson, Rick Crusade: The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War, Houghton Mifflin, 1993.

  • Baker, James A. III The Politics of Diplomacy: Revolution, War, and Peace,1989-92, Putnam, 1995.

  • Billiere, General Sir Peter de la Storm Command: A Personal Account of the Gulf War, London: Harper Collins, 1992.

  • Coyne, James P. Airpower in the Gulf, Washington: Air Force Association, 1992.

  • Fitzwater, Marlin Call the Briefing! Bush and Reagan, Sam and Helen: A Decade with Presidents and the Press., Times Books, 1995

  • Gordon, Michael R. and Trainor, General Bernard E. The Generals' War: The Inside Story of the Conflict in the Gulf, Little Brown and Co., 1995.

  • Powell, Colin with Joseph Persico My American Journey, Random House, 1995.

  • Schwarzkopf, H. Norman, with Peter Petre It Doesn't Take A Hero, New York: Bantam, 1992.

  • U.S. News & World Report. Triumph Without Victory: The Unreported History of the Persian Gulf War. Times Books, New York, 1992.


reports
  • Certain Victory: The American Army in the Gulf War. U.S. Army Special Study Group. Washington, February 1993.

  • Conduct of the Persian Gulf Conflict: An Interim Report to Congress. U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, July 1991.

  • Conduct of the Persian Gulf War.U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, April 1992.

  • Defense for a New Era: Lessons of the Persian Gulf War.House Armed Services Committee. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1992.

  • Gulf War Air Power Survey, U.S. Air Force summary report (draft), May 1993.

  • The United States Navy in Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Washington: Department of the Navy, May 1991.

  • Cureton, Lieutenant Colonel Charles H. with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve U.S. Marines in the Persian Gulf, 1990-1991 with the Ist Marine Division in Desert Shield and Desert Storm, 1993.

  • Mroczkowski, Lieutenant Colonel Dennis P. with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve U.S. Marines in the Persian Gulf, 1990-1991 with the 2D Marine Division in Desert Shield and Desert Storm, 1993.

  • White Paper: Air Force Performance in Desert Storm. U.S. Department of the Air Force, April 1991.

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