U.S. Marines in Iraq, 2003 : Basrah, Baghdad and beyond / by Nicholas E. Reynolds

Author(s): Reynolds, Nicholas E
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Subjects: Iraq War, 2003-2011
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
United States. Marine Expeditionary Force, 1st
United States. Marine Corps--History--21st century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Washington, D.C. : History Division, U.S. Marine Corps, 2007
Series: U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism
Physical Description: ix, 191 p. : col. ill., maps, ports. ; 29 cm
Alternate Titles: US Marines in Iraq 2003 : Basrah, Baghdad and beyond
United States Marines in Iraq, 2003 : Basrah, Baghdad and beyond
Portion of title: Basrah, Baghdad and beyond
Additional Authors: United States. Marine Corps. History Division
Notes: Shipping list no.: 2008-0347-P
Contents: Foreword -- Preface -- 1. Prelude to war -- 2. Inside our own loop: joint planning for war in Iraq -- 3. Preparing I MEF for war: the most important fight is the first fight -- 4. The opening gambit: "Tally-Ho!" -- 5. The bridges of An Nasiriyah -- 6. Toward the enemy center of gravity: Ad Diwaniyah, Al Kut, and the pause -- 7. Baghdad: going down fast, going down final -- 8. No smell of saltwater: North to Tikrit, South to Ad Diwaniyah -- 9. The other war in the North: Marines in Kurdistan and Mosul -- 20. A marriage of convenience: cooperation between I MEF and the British Division -- 11. Postlude to combat: Marines and occupation of Iraq, 2003 -- Notes -- Appendix A. Data collection and lessons learned process -- Appendix B. Command List -- Appendix C. Unit List -- Appendix D. Selected glossary of terms and abbreviations -- Appendix E. chronology of events -- Appendix F. Presidential Unit Citation -- Index
Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-159) and index
"PCN 106 0000 0200"--T.p. verso
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OCLC Number: 229908256