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The story of the Persian Gulf War

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Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991,
  • Iraq-Kuwait Crisis, 1990-1991

  • About the Edition

    Examines the causes and events of the Persian Gulf War that followed Iraq"s invasion of Kuwait in 1990.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Leila Merrell Foster.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesCornerstones of freedom
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS79.72 .F67 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2027945M
    ISBN 100516047620
    LC Control Number91004037


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