The historiography of the First Gulf War does not examine logistics at the divisional level; rather, only high-echelon logistics, those at the Corps and Theater level, are covered. This leaves a significant gap in how the upper-echelon logistics affected the combat units of the coalition. This case study seeks to rectify this gap by examining historical logistics from World War II to the Gulf War and the logistics of the First Gulf War as a whole, and subsequently placing the specific logistics of the 101st in the correct context.aIt seemed like every 15 to 25 miles [there] was a well drilled, and all we had to do was get permission from the guy that ... 49 Command Sergeant Major Hardwick heard a rumor of an occasion when an American unit broke the water pump for a Saudi town, depriving the town of water. This evidently was not that big a problem, though, as the American unit fixed the pump.50 Perhaps the only problemsanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Logistics of the 101st Airborne Division in the First Gulf War|
|Author||:||David M. Ogan|
|Publisher||:||David Ogan - 2009-12-15|