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Tanker war

Sreedhar.

Tanker war

aspect of Iraq-Iran war, 1980-88

by Sreedhar.

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Published by ABC Pub. House in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Persian Gulf Region
    • Subjects:
    • Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988 -- Chronology.,
    • Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988 -- Naval operations.,
    • Petroleum -- Transportation -- Persian Gulf Region -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSreedhar, Kapil Kaul.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS318.85 .S75 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination143 p. ;
      Number of Pages143
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1832922M
      ISBN 108171230423
      LC Control Number89904837

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Tanker war by Sreedhar. Download PDF EPUB FB2

This event jumpstarted one of the most mysterious conflicts in American history: “The Tanker War,” waged against Iran for control of the Persian Gulf. This quasi-war took place at the climax of the mammoth Iran-Iraq War, during the last years of the Reagan administration/5(11).

A very interesting look into the US's involvement in the 'Tankers War." The last several chapters covers the USS Vincennes shooting down of the commercial airliner, Iran Air Flight The author goes through a lot of the post investigations findings and even some of the conspiracy theories about the incident/5(13).

In this book, El-Shazly has produced a definitive chronicle of a much neglected, but significant, aspect of the eight year-long Iran-Iraq war, the so-called Tanker War. The book explains the reason for the Tanker War, analyzes Iraqi and Iranian motives and strategies, and surveys the regional and international responses that this phase of the war by: 9.

In Maythe US frigate Stark was blown apart by an Iraqi jet fighter in the Persian Gulf, jumpstarting a major conflict with Iran that came to be known as the Tanker War.

In America’s First Clash with Iran, author Lee Allen Zatarain employs Pentagon documents and firsthand interviews to reveal the full story of a conflict that may have presaged further battles to come/5(38).

In May the US frigate Stark, calmly sailing the waters of the Persian Gulf, was suddenly blown apart by an Exocet missile fired from a jet fighter of Iraq's Saddam Hussein.

A fifth of the ship's crew were killed and many others horribly burned or wounded. This event jumpstarted one of the most mysterious conflicts in American history: "The Tanker War," waged against Iran for control of.

"America's First Clash with Iran" seems to be one of the most comprehensive and well-researched accounts of this little known conflict. The book is an interesting read if you enjoy very detailed tactical accounts of what transpired in the Gulf/5(34).

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Tanker war by Lee Allen Zatarain,Casemate edition, in English Tanker war ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: The Tanker War Fueled by bitter religious and political acrimony, the Iran-Iraq War, one of the longest interstate conflicts of the 20th century, spread into the Persian Gulf in Forced to protect vital petroleum tankers, NATO and Soviet naval forces in the Gulf faced new and old challenges from a variety of Iranian and Iraqi threats.

A detailed and exciting account of incidents in the tanker war in the Gulf. --The Naval Review, November This book is well paced, factual and does an excellent job of describing the tension aboard the US ships and helicopter/air crews and is a really good read, especially for those unfamiliar with the war in the first place.5/5(5).

The Tanker War started properly in when Iraq attacked Iranian tankers and the vital oil terminal at Kharg island. Iran struck back by attacking tankers carrying Iraqi oil from Kuwait and then any tanker of the Gulf states supporting Iraq.

During the Iran-Iraq war, hundreds of merchant vessels were attacked, more than seamen killed and millions of dollars' worth of damages were suffered by owners, charterers and insurers.

In the most sustained assault on merchant shipping since the Second World War, the control of shipping routes, destruction of enemy and enemy-allied ships, and the protection of oil exports, were key by:   The book, by military writer Adam Makos, is the remarkable story of two tank crewmen, from opposite sides of the conflict, who endure the grisly nature of tank warfare.

Operation Earnest Will (24 July – 26 September ) was the American military protection of Kuwaiti-owned tankers from Iranian attacks in andthree years into the Tanker War phase of the Iran–Iraq War.

It was the largest naval convoy operation since World War on: Persian Gulf. The tanker war was launched inwhen Iraq attacked Iran’s oil terminal and oil tankers at Kharg Island, in the northern Persian : Robin Wright.

In the Tanker War, Iraq used its superiority in airpower as an instrument in naval warfare, in a strategy designed to end combat. Iraq hoped to weaken Iran's economy and internationalize the war to force it to cease fighting, or remove the government; negotiations would follow, with Baghdad in.

The targeting by Iran and Iraq of each’s other’s merchant shipping and in particular oil tankers became known as the Tanker War.

It represented the most sustained attack on merchant shipping since the Second World War and resulted in over civilian seaman killed, hundreds of merchant ships damaged and substantial economic losses.

The Paperback of the America's First Clash with Iran: The Tanker War, by Lee Allen Zatarain at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or 3/5(3). Escorting Kuwaiti oil tankers. Bythe bloody war between Iraq and Iran had spilled into the waters of the Persian Gulf. The targets were the oil tankers whose cargoes helped replenish each other’s warchest, and the result was the Tanker War.

In lateKuwait asked the United States to help protect its ships, and within several weeks. Tanker war: America's first conflict with Iran, by Zatarain, Lee Allen. Publication date Topics Iran-Iraq War,Iran-Iraq War, Internet Archive Books.

Scanned in China. Uploaded by res on Septem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on Pages: "Tanker War" and the "War of the Cities" Unable to launch successful ground attacks against Iran, Iraq used their now expanded air force to carry out strategic bombing against Iranian shipping, economic targets, and cities in order to damage Iran's economy and on: Iran, Iraq, Persian Gulf.

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