Article ID: CBB001320833

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

unapi

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.

...More
Citation URI
http://data.isiscb.org/isis/citation/CBB001320833/

Similar Citations

Article Harvey, A. D.; (2013)
Air Warfare in Perspective (/isis/citation/CBB001320834/)

Article Forrest L. Marion; (2019)
Comparing and Contrasting USAFCENT's Air Advising Mission in Iraq and Afghanistan, 2005-2015 (/isis/citation/CBB552400116/)

Thesis Laura F. Goffman; (2019)
Medical Frontiers: Health, Empire, and Society in the Gulf and Arabian Peninsula, 1862-1959 (/isis/citation/CBB632148734/)

Book Michael Napier; (2021)
Korean Air War: Sabres, MiGs and Meteors, 1950–53 (/isis/citation/CBB876595867/)

Book Peter E. Davies; (2021)
B/EB-66 Destroyer Units in Combat (/isis/citation/CBB813243626/)

Book Michael W. Hankins; (2021)
Flying Camelot: The F-15, the F-16, and the Weaponization of Fighter Pilot Nostalgia (/isis/citation/CBB534059302/)

Article Zavestoski, Stephen; Brown, Phil; Linder, Meadow; McCormick, Sabrina; Mayer, Brian; (2002)
Science, Policy, Activism, and War: Defining the Health of Gulf War Veterans (/isis/citation/CBB000202852/)

Article Schwartz, Norton A.; (2009)
The Air Force's Enduring Legacy of Nuclear Deterrence (/isis/citation/CBB001030852/)

Book Vanderbilt, Tom; (2010)
Survival City: Adventures among the Ruins of Atomic America (/isis/citation/CBB001033354/)

Book Mahnken, Thomas G.; (2008)
Technology and the American Way of War since 1945 (/isis/citation/CBB001230638/)

Essay Review Schweber, S. S.; Wellerstein, Alex; Pollock, Ethan; Bernstein, Barton J.; Gordin, Michael D.; (2011)
Contingencies of the Early Nuclear Arms Race (/isis/citation/CBB001566754/)

Book Peter Mersky; Tony Holmes; Mike Crutch; (2021)
A-7 Corsair II Units, 1975-91 (/isis/citation/CBB449658053/)

Book Gordin, Michael D.; (2009)
Red Cloud at Dawn: Truman, Stalin, and the End of the Atomic Monopoly (/isis/citation/CBB001022665/)

Article Thompson, Nicholas; (2011)
Nuclear War and Nuclear Fear in the 1970s and 1980s (/isis/citation/CBB001231373/)

Article Guazzoni, Guido; Matthews, Selma; (2004)
A Retrospective of Four Decades of Military Interest in Thermophotovoltaics (/isis/citation/CBB001320911/)

Chapter Kilshaw, Susie; (2014)
Toxic Soldiers: Chemicals and the Bodies of Gulf War Syndrome Sufferers (/isis/citation/CBB001553204/)

Authors & Contributors
Gordin, Michael D.
Gareth Hector
Jim Laurier
Zavestoski, Stephen
Linder, Meadow
Mayer, Brian
Journals
Air Power History
Science, Technology and Human Values
Journal of Military History
Journal of Contemporary History
American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings
Metascience: An International Review Journal for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science
Publishers
Osprey Publishing
Cornell University Press
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
University of Chicago Press
Columbia University Press
United States Air Force (USAF)
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
Eisenhower, Dwight David
Boyd, John Richard
Time Periods
20th century, late
20th century, early
21st century
19th century
Places
United States
Soviet Union
Vietnam
Afghanistan
Iraq
Óman
Institutions
United States Air Force (USAF)
United States. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
United States. Department of Defense
Comments

Be the first to comment!

{{ comment.created_by.username }} on {{ comment.created_on | date:'medium' }}

Log in or register to comment