1st Armored Division
Elite Republican Guard
By Tom Carhart
Pocket Books (1994; paperback)
(a division of Simon &
Iron Soldiers tells the story
of the U.S. Army's 1st Armored Division, the "Iron Soldiers," who led
Desert Storm's successful "Left Hook," or "Hail Mary," in a three-day battle
against Iraq's elite and massively equipped Republican Guard. As seen through
the eyes of the soldiers, Iron Soldiers chronicles the preparations,
training exercises, flaming battlefields, and the sight of 9000 armored vehicles
churning in formation to meet the enemy across desert sands.
while out of print, is available through used book dealers, and can be found
through the links below.
on Abebooks.com (American Book Exchange)