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  Leavenworth Papers No. 7 (August Storm: The Soviet 1945 Strategic Offensive in Manchuria)
Concentrating on Soviet ground operations in Manchuria proper, this study provides general information on the strategic context of the campaign, a detailed account of the operational techniques of armies, corps, and divi sions, and the tactical employment of regiments, brigades, and lower echelon units.
The highest temperatures are in July and August with the severest temperatures recorded in the desert regions of the west.
The reverses the Soviets suffered in the winter of 1942 and the spring of 1943 at the Chir River, at Tatsinskaya, and at Kharkov occurred at least within the context of a battlefront that was inexorably moving westward.
www-cgsc.army.mil /carl/resources/csi/glantz3/glantz3.asp   (12219 words)

  RAJI: On Location in Rostov, Russia: The Guns of August Archives
On August 8th, 1945, the Soviet Union declared war on Japan, arguing that Japan was “the only great power that still stood for the continuation of the war.”; The next day, over a million and a half men attacked Japanese-held Manchuria and Asia as part of operation August Storm.
On August 10th, the 52nd division crossed the border in the second wave of the Russian operation.
Operation August Storm was essentially over by August 16th, when the Japanese emperor Hirohito declared a ceasefire in the region.
journalism.nyu.edu /pubzone/weblogs/rostov/archives/001668.html   (1394 words)

 Battlefield Operational Functions And The Soviet Campaign Against Japan In 1945
Background: Operation AUGUST STORM, the Soviets' victorious attack on Japanese forces in Manchuria in August 1945 was a decisive campaign.
Additionally, at the operational and tactical levels, effective command and control requires adequate communications between commanders, and subordinate initiative based on standard operating proce- dures and knowledge of the senior commander's intent.
At the strategic and operational levels, the Soviets' protection was superb in that they concealed the size and disposition of their forces from the Japanese, and were able to achieve a high degree of surprise in their attack of 9 August.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/library/report/1995/HAL.htm   (5123 words)

 Remember > History Of Sacrifice > Desert Storm
On the morning of August 2, 1990, the mechanized infantry, armor, and tank units of the Iraqi Republican Guard invaded Kuwait and seized control of that country.
Operation Provide Comfort was implemented in March, 1991, to provide humanitarian aid to these refugees and saved thousands of lives.
Operation Provide Comfort continues today to provide protection for the Kurds and prevent further exodus into the mountains.
remember.gov /HistoryOfSacrifice/DesertStorm/tabid/90/Default.aspx   (577 words)

The Persian Gulf crisis was triggered on 2 August when Iraqi President Saddam Hussein invaded neighboring Kuwait with overwhelming forces and subsequently positioned assault elements on the Saudi-Kuwait border.
It was the first visit to Southwest Asia during Operation Desert Shield for the Commandant who was accompanied by Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps David W. Sommers.
It was the first time since August 7, 1964, when the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution was adopted, that Congress had voted directly for offensive military action.
www.popasmoke.com /desert-storm/chronology.html   (2382 words)

 World War II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Operation Barbarossa, the German invasion of the Soviet Union, the largest invasion in history, commenced on 22 June 1941.
In late August and early September, while battle raged on Guadalcanal, an amphibious Japanese attack on the eastern tip of New Guinea was met by Australian forces at Milne Bay, and the Japanese land forces suffered their first conclusive defeat.
On 8 August 1945, the Soviet Union declared war on Japan, as had been agreed to at Yalta, and launched a large-scale invasion of Japanese occupied Manchuria (Operation August Storm).
abcworld.net /World_War_II.html   (9078 words)

 Desert Storm: The war with Iraq
The four carrier battle groups operating in the Persian Gulf, together with the two additional battle groups in the Red Sea, complemented the striking power of land-based coalition air forces in Saudi Arabia and other coalition Gulf states, and the USAF units in eastern Turkey.
Operating from six aircraft carriers, two large amphibious assault ships (LHAs), various other amphibious ships, plus ground bases and makeshift airstrips ashore, Navy and Marine fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft were an integral part of the coalition air campaign.
While avoiding the necessity of risking the life of a pilot in attacking a heavily defended target, TLAM further minimized the loss of life on both sides by reducing unintended collateral damage to civilian targets and reducing or eliminating the threat to allied aircraft.
www.history.navy.mil /wars/dstorm/ds5.htm   (7358 words)

 Mario's Cyberspace Station: US role in Operation Storm in Croatia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The United States was actively involved in the preparation, monitoring and initiation of Operation Storm: the green light from President Clinton was passed on by the US military attache in Zagreb, and the operations were transmitted in real time to the Pentagon.
In order to realize that operation, HV had to climb the Dinarid mountains above Knin and liberate the city and Krajina through Operation Storm, and then immediately transfer their troops into BiH in order to pressure the Serbs and force Milošević to sign the Peace Accord in Dayton.
Prior to Operation Flash, which was supposed to serve as a dress rehearsal for Storm, at exactly midnight, six hours prior to the beginning of the operation, Herrick and Šarač were called into the police and were informed that the planned action would begin in a few hours time.
mprofaca.cro.net /operation_storm.html   (6091 words)

 Wilmette Park District :: Whats New
All of the parks in the Wilmette Park District system sustained tree damage and experienced flooding as a result of the storm that swept the area on Thursday, August 23.
Reduced storm rates will be in effect for a two week period from August 31-September 12 as the course continues to recover from extensive flooding and the removal of nearly 80 trees.
Hours of operation are subject to change based on staff availability beginning on Saturday, August 4th.
www.wilmettepark.org /whats_new.cfm   (813 words)

 Storm Ranch Sedalia, Colorado
Storm Ranch's successes in the show ring, unto themselves, are not that important (too many class blues to count and now 13 Grand Championships and 6 Reserve Grand Champioships through August of '06).
John and Carolyn are participants in the Rocky Mountain Horse Brigade, a group of Rocky owners which performs numerous Breed Demonstrations each year in the Denver metro area (John serves as the self-appointed Director).
The Storm Ranch 3 year olds can be viewed in the Horses for Sale section of this website.
home.earthlink.net /~stormranch/index.html   (425 words)

 Untitled Document
During operations against the Soviet Union about 10 aircraft were lost in combat and about 50 to other causes.
19 August: …a paratroop unit of the Soviet Army landed in the Hsinking East Airfield about 1400 hours….Also the river guard of the Manchurian Army started a revolt, and it was feared that the liaison with North Manchuria might be cut off at the Second Sungari River.
However according to a Russian source, the North Korean air force operated Ki-43’s at least until the late 1940’s, apparently from Japanese units stationed at some point in northern Korea (the 25 th had Ki-43’s on hand at least into 1945).
www.j-aircraft.com /research/joe_brennan/order_of_battle.htm   (1564 words)

 WDNR - Storm Water Management FAQs
Legally, storm water permitting is required by the federal Clean Water Act through the EPA National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (exit DNR).
Some developers have questioned whether they have to install storm water management facilities to account for the runoff from the impervious surfaces that their customers (subsequent owners) will construct on the subdivision lots.
The storm water management plan should include a description of management practices that will be installed to address the discharge of total suspended solids, control peak flow, provide for infiltration, and maintain protective areas that comply with s.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/water/wm/nps/stormwater/faq_sw.htm   (1125 words)

 Croatia: Operation "Storm" - still no justice ten years on - Amnesty International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of Operation “Storm”, Amnesty International calls on the Croatian authorities to immediately start fulfilling their obligation to bring to justice all those responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the 1991-95 war, regardless of the ethnicity of the victims or of the perpetrators.
In the aftermath of the operations members of the Croatian Army and police murdered, tortured, and forcibly expelled Croatian Serb civilians who had remained in the area as well as members of the withdrawing Croatian Serb armed forces.
Crimes against Croatian Serbs committed during Operations “Flash” and “Storm”, as well as in previous phases of the conflict are often not acknowledged, investigated, and their perpetrators have largely enjoyed impunity.
web.amnesty.org /library/index/engeur640022005   (833 words)

 Desert Storm
On August 2, 1990, the military forces of Iraq invaded and occupied Kuwait.
On August 24, while logistics moves were taking place, an advance party departed for Saudi Arabia for the purpose of site preparation for the 500-bed field hospital.
On January 16, 1991, Operation Desert Shield became Operation Desert Storm as the United States and 29* coalition countries began use of aircraft, guided cruise missiles, and ground forces to remove Iraqi occupation forces from Kuwait.
www-nmcp.med.navy.mil /AboutUs/nmcphist/dstorm.asp   (779 words)

 Desert Storm: The build-up
On 2 August, the ships of Joint Task Force Middle East were on station in the Persian Gulf, the Eisenhower battle group was in the central Mediterranean in the last month of a scheduled six-month deployment.
After the invasion, both battle groups moved toward the crisis area and by 8 August were on station and ready to conduct air strikes-- Eisenhower in the Red Sea and Independence in the Gulf of Oman.
Actual deployment times were driven by the availability of aerial refueling (and airlift) and the practical realities of establishing a support infrastructure for sustained combat operations --including ground support equipment and personnel, maintenance equipment and personnel, spare parts, ordnance, ordnance storage and handling equipment, and general base operating support.
www.history.navy.mil /wars/dstorm/ds2.htm   (2898 words)

 Gray Space: Desert Storm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Although CENTCOM's operations plans were incomplete, they indicated their explicit intention to make use of space assets in the conflict.
MSI satellites were used to image the theater of operations; new maps of Kuwait, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia were prepared based on these images.
In August 1990, GPS had not yet reached operational capacity, in fact it was still two years away, yet the system was employed and performed miraculously.
www.au.af.mil /au/awc/awcgate/grayspc/dstorm/dstorm.htm   (3015 words)

 | Ryan Naraine’s Zero Day | ZDNet.com
Storm Worm botnet could be world’s most powerful supercomputer
Nearly nine months after it was first discovered, the Storm Worm Trojan continues to surge, building what experts believe could be the world’s most powerful supercomputer.
The sophisticated operation includes the use of fast-flux networks to avoid shutdowns, a rootkit component to hide from anti-virus scanners and a P2P command-and-control structure that makes it near impossible to kill the controlling server.
blogs.zdnet.com /security   (3272 words)

 Special Operations.Com
SOCCENT personnel deployed to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on 10 August 1990 and moved to King Fahd International Airport (KFIA) on 17 August.
With Saudi concurrence, SOCCENT’s first coalition warfare mission was given to NSWTG elements, which deployed to the Kuwait/Saudi Arabian border on 19 August 1990 to provide close air support and to serve as “trip wires” in case of an Iraqi invasion.
Special Operations Aviation Regiment launched from Raffia, plucked the pilot from the desert, and returned him directly to KKMC for medical treatment.
www.specialoperations.com /Operations/Desert_Storm/Operations1.htm   (1470 words)

 Operation Desert Storm - American Mint   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
When Iraqi forces invaded Kuwait in August 1990, the United States led an international coalition to liberate the small oil-rich nation.
Operation Desert Storm, a series of air and land offensives led by the United States against Iraq, resulted in the end of the Persian Gulf War.
Operation Desert Storm Operation Desert Storm, a series of air and land offensives led by the United...
www.americanmint.com /collectibles/operation-desert-storm.p1680363.html   (133 words)

 Leaflets of Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm
The Iraqis would not be attacked, but Saudi Arabia would be protected and psychological operations would be used to weaken the enemy forces across the border and behind the sand berms in occupied Kuwait.
The Post-Operational Analysis of Psychological Operations During Desert Shield/Storm indicates that leaflet missions were flown on 33 days from 20 December 1990 to 24 February 1991.
Storm lasted six weeks from the beginning of air attacks on 17 January to the cessation of ground combat on 28 February.
www.psywarrior.com /HerbDStorm.html   (8460 words)

 Ears of the Storm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Nonetheless, the RC-135 mission was central to the prosecution of coalition combat operations.
En route to Saudi Arabia, the airplane conducted an operational reconnaissance mission, establishing the uninterrupted intelligence link that the RJs would provide to theater commanders through the end of the war and long after.
The success of the RC- 135 in Desert Storm has caused the Air Force to plan to convert additional airplanes into RC-135s, and theater commanders are now committed to making the Rivet Joint RC-135 an integral part of their arsenals.
www.afa.org /magazine/perspectives/desert_storm/0292ears.asp   (3088 words)

 Topps Entertainment | Flashback | Desert Storm Cards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
In August 1990, Saddam Hussein's forces overran Kuwait to "reclaim the lost province" for Iraq.
Operation Desert Shield evolved into the Desert Storm air war in January 1991, and the ground war lasted for 100 hours in February 1991.
Scud missles, Apache helicopters, Republican Guards, patriot missiles, smart bombs, left-hook, stealth bombers, Abrams tanks, Highway Of Death, gas masks, oil fires, and yellow ribbons were all part of the Gulf War vocabulary.
www.topps.com /Entertainment/Flashback/DesertStorm/desertstorm.html   (146 words)

 History News Network
On August 8, 1945, after weeks of deflecting Japan’s requests to mediate a surrender to the United States and its allies, Soviet Foreign Minister Molotov presented Japanese Ambassador Sato with a declaration of war, thereby breaching the Neutrality Pact that remained in force between the two countries.
Early in the morning of August 18, Soviet forces landed on the island of Shimushu at the northern extreme of the Kurile chain.
On Sakhalin, Soviet forces moving southwards from August 10 encountered the Japanese 88th Division along the line of fortifications near the border with the Soviet sector of the island.
hnn.us /roundup/entries/22336.html   (2182 words)

 Operation Unthinkable: Russia - a threat for the Western Civilization [Archive] - Military Photos
Operation Downfall itself was due to commence on the 1st of July (However British High command said it was militarily unfeasible, therefore never carried out), At that time the US had no atomic weapons in their inventory.
However, by late August the rasputitsa is entering the pivotal stage, and operational movement slows down to a crawl.
The period of August 1943 until April 1944 is one of experimentation in the attack.
www.militaryphotos.net /forums/archive/index.php/t-100737.html   (19198 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Serbs see new 'war crimes' tape
Like the previous tape, Tuesday's video was apparently shot during Operation Storm in 1995, when Croatian soldiers recaptured parts of Croatia from ethnic Serbs who had declared independence.
The republic of Serb Krajina was a self-proclaimed entity in Croatia, lasting from 1991 to 1995, until Operation Storm brought it under Croat control.
In 2001, General Ante Gotovina was indicted by the Hague tribunal for alleged crimes committed by Croatian forces during Operation Storm.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/5258610.stm   (413 words)

 Operation Desert Shield-Storm - Helicopter Database
The events of August are mostly faint memory but it was truly an incredible effort.
16 of August of 1990 found us the first Marine Corps combat unit in Saudi Arabia fully ready to fight.
Some of the units could be operating fixed wing aircraft at the time, check every unit for details
www.helis.com /database/go/operation_desert_shield-storm.php   (184 words)

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