The Great Tank Battle of 73 Easting
By Douglas MacGregor
(US Naval Institute Press, Hardcover, 9781591145059, 280pp.)
Publication Date: September 2009
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On a single day in Feb. 1991, an American Army squadron defeated an elite Iraqi brigade almost twice as large in what is now regarded as the largest U.S. Army tank battle since World War II. To history buffs, the "Battle of 73 Easting" is legendary. To the man who led the squadron, the battle was a omen of things to come. More at NPR.org
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