The Encyclopedia of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Political, Social, and Military History, כרך 2
ABC-CLIO, 2008 - 1553 עמודים
This exhaustive work offers readers at multiple levels key insights into the military, political, social, cultural, and religious origins of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
* With more than 750 alphabetically organized entries covering everything from important people, places, and events to a wide range of social and cultural topics--each entry featuring cross references and suggestions for further reading
* A separate documents volume offering an unprecedented collection of more than 150 essential primary sources
* Over 500 images, including maps, photographs, and illustrations
* A comprehensive introductory overview by retired general Anthony Zinni
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As the only Arab belligerent that did not share a border with Israel, Iraq sent its
troops through Transjordan. At the beginning of the conflict, the entire Iraqi Army
consisted of 21,000 men organized in 12 brigades and supported by 100 aircraft.
The United States organized a broad coalition to prevent Iraqi attacks against
Saudi Arabia and to persuade the Iraqis to withdraw from Kuwait. The coalition
operation, named desert shield, operated under United Nations (UN) mandate.
With the impending end of the British Mandate for Palestine, King Faisal sent
Iraqi troops into Jordan in April 1948. General Nur al-Din Mahmud commanded
the Iraqi expeditionary force. On the first day of the war, the Iraqi forces
constructed a ...