Title: Operation Damask – The Gulf War – Iraq – Kuwait 1990 -1991
Author: Kirkland, Frederick OAM
Condition: Near Mint
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication Date: 1991
Cover: Hard Cover with no Dust Jacket (Laminated Boards) – 225 pages
Comments: Being a record of Australia’s participation prior to, during and after The Gulf War (Iraq & Kuwait) 1990 – 1991.
Incorporating those of the Australian Defence Force who served with Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm, Operation Desert Cactus, Operation Ozone, Operation Habitat, UNIIMOG, UNTSO & UNSCOM. Contents include:
Part One – Countdown to War, Chronology of Events, Iraq a Background, Kuwait a Background, Human Rights Violations Iraq and Kuwait, United Nations Resolutions.
Part Two – Australia’s participation, Australian Parliamentary Resolution – Rt Hon R J L Hawke, Operation Damask, Clearance Diving Team 3, HMA Ships – Darwin, Adelaide, Success, Brisbane, Sydney, Westralia, The Naval Commanders (listed by name with a section on each), Australian Army, Royal Australian Air Force. Appendices – Awards Decorations and Medals, Nominal Roll, Allied Naval Forces, Allied Land Forces, Allied Air Forces, U.N. Committment, Bibliography.
Nominal Roll of Australians included