How the Battle of 73 Easting Was Won
Daniel L. Davis
The Battle of 73 Easting was a great victory by the U.S. Army, validating the critical importance of having great leaders, solid institutional training, and premier combat equipment. We must always bear in mind, however, the permanent cost it often imposes on both the victors and the vanquished. Part two of a two-part series.
You can read part one here.
The initial attack on February 23, 1991, into Iraq had been anticlimactic. Intelligence had told us there would...
The National Interest