Grenada 1983

Lee Russell M. Albert Mendez Paul Hannon


Grenada 1983

Grenada 1983

  • Title: Grenada 1983
  • Author: Lee Russell M. Albert Mendez Paul Hannon
  • ISBN: 9780850455830
  • Page: 435
  • Format: Paperback



On 21 October 1983, following the death of Prime Minister Maurice Bishop, the leaders of the six small nations forming the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States voted to intervene militarily to restore order in Grenada As none possessed the forces necessary to carry out a successful operation, the United States, fearing for its citizens on the island, and wanting to cuOn 21 October 1983, following the death of Prime Minister Maurice Bishop, the leaders of the six small nations forming the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States voted to intervene militarily to restore order in Grenada As none possessed the forces necessary to carry out a successful operation, the United States, fearing for its citizens on the island, and wanting to curb Cuba s growing influence, decided to get involved This book provides a day by day account of the US invasion of Grenada, focusing on the units and forces deployed Numerous contemporary photographs and colour plates detail the uniforms and equipment of the US, Cuban and Caribbean forces.


Recent Comments "Grenada 1983"

It's an Osprey book! And it's about the US invasion of Grenada in 1983! (Not that the title leaves much for interpretation.)A good little book, about what one might expect from Osprey. It's far too light to serve as a truly dependable historical account of Operation Urgent Fury, and having been published in 1985 (with evidently no revised editions) it offers no real retrospective of the events. It does do well as a "quick reference" in this regard.But Osprey's books are more about depicting mili [...]


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