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Author Johnston, Chuck, author.

Title Marine scouts / Chuck Johnston.

Publication Info. Havertown : Casemate, 2021.
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Fiction  F JOHNSTON    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Fiction  F JOHNSTON    AVAILABLE
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Description 266 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Summary August 1990, 30,000 Iraqi troops have invaded Kuwait and are in a position to influence nearly half of the world’s oil supply. The United Nations condemn the aggression but it is clear that only military intervention is going to displace Saddam Hussein. Captain Joseph ‘Quarry’ Samuels and the Marines of Scout Platoon, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Division are tasked with discovering the strength and deployment of Iraqi troops. Quarry and his scouts are soon engaged in a game of cat and mouse with the 10,000-strong 108th Iraqi Armored Division. Operating behind enemy lines, they put themselves squarely in danger's way in order to collect the intelligence necessary to launch military operations. When hostilities end, with the greatest one-sided military victory of all time, the Marines deserve to be on their way home. However, Quarry remains in Kuwait to continue the deadly game with an old nemesis, but this time with a new ally on his side.
Subject Johnston, Chuck.
Iraq-Kuwait Crisis, 1990-1991 -- Fiction.
Genre War stories.
ISBN 9781636240589 (paperback)
1636240585 (paperback)
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