100 Miles from Baghdad: With the French in Desert Storm


This is the first personal account of a division in combat during Operation Desert Storm. It is an inside view of the French Division Daguet, which had the task of defeating a dug-in Iraqi Regular Division, taking a critical airfield and road junction, and protecting the entire left flank of the 18th Airborne Corp during the allied sweep to the left. The Daguet, made up of hard-hitting Foreign Legion and Marine units, achieved all of their objectives. The author won a Bronze Star for his services in the Gulf during the action described.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1993


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