Article ID: CBB001320833

The Battle for Ra's Al-Khafji and the Effects of Air Power January 29--February 1, 1991 Part II (2013)

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KHAFJI, Battle of, Ra's al-Khafji, Saudi Arabia, 1991 AIR power (Military science) -- History -- 20th century PERSIAN Gulf War, 1991 TANKS (Military science) -- History -- 20th century SCHWARZKOPF, H. Norman, 1934-2012 SAUDI Arabia -- History, Military -- 20th century QATAR -- History, Military -- 20th century IRAQ -- History, Military -- 20th century Abstract: The article discusses the use of air power in the 1991 Battle of Khafji in Ra's al-Khafji, Saudi Arabia during the Persian Gulf War. An overview of the U.S. Air Force's (USAF's) destruction of Iraqi tanks is provided. The roles that the U.S. and its Middle Eastern allies Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait played in Iraqi's defeat at Ra's al-Khafji, including the role played by the U.S. General Norman Schwarzkopf, are discussed.

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Authors & Contributors
Jim Laurier
Gareth Hector
Gordin, Michael D.
Forrest L. Marion
Goffman, Laura F.
Peter Mersky
Journals
Air Power History
Science, Technology, and Human Values
Metascience: An International Review Journal for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science
Journal of Military History
Journal of Contemporary History
American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings
Publishers
Osprey Publishing
Cornell University Press
Georgetown University
University of Chicago Press
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Columbia University Press
Concepts
Technology and war; technology and the military
Science and war; science and the military
Cold War
Nuclear weapons; atomic weapons
Aircraft; airplanes
Military technology
People
Truman, Harry S.
Stalin, Joseph
Boyd, John Richard
Eisenhower, Dwight David
Time Periods
20th century, late
21st century
20th century, early
19th century
Places
United States
Soviet Union
Persian Gulf
Bahrain
United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Óman
Institutions
United States Air Force (USAF)
United States. Department of Defense
United States. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
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