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TIP OF THE SPEAR: U.S. Marine Light Armor in the Gulf War
by G.J. Michaels.

Publisher: Naval Institute

Place Published: Annapolis, MD

Publish Date: 1998

Description: Battling the savage desert environment, an unknown enemy brandishing threats of nuclear, gas, and biological attacks, and a host of technological and tactical snafus, Alpha Company of the 1st Light Armored Infantry Battalion pushed forward at the "tip of the spear" past burning oil fields, hundreds of Iraqi tanks and vehicles, and heartrending friendly casualties to help liberate Kuwait City and drive the Iraqis back to Baghdad. Section leader and vehicle commander G. J. Michaels's vivid and personal chronicle gives the reader a first-ever look inside the Light Armored Vehicle Battalion (LAV), its multifaceted seven-man crew, modern combat reconnaissance and infantry support operations, and leadership challenges posed by problems with technology, communications, personnel, tactics, and the chain of command. 280 Pages - 14 Photos - 7 Line Art Drawings - 22 Illustrations. On the Marine Corps Reading List**out of print**

Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: NEW
ID Number: 10932

Price: $39.95


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