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Battles and Engagements After 1980 Student Paper Collection

This collection of personal experience monographs and student papers describe combat operations, actions and campaigns such as Operation Just Cause, Grenada, Battle of the Black Sea (Mogadishu/Somalia), Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield (Gulf War) and other operations other than War after 1980, excluding operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. The content does not represent an official view or publication only the opinions of the authors who wrote them.


"Battle of 73 Easting" by CPT H.R. McMaster, Eagle Troop, Second Squadron, Second Armored Cavalry Regiment (February 26, 1991). Posted on Web site with special permission by the author, LTG H.R. McMaster.

Acord, Michael Dane CPT, "Operations Other than War: Patrolling During Operation Uphold Democracy"

Carlino, Michael A. CPT, "Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm Monograph"

Craig, Robert R. CPT, "Scout, Task Force 2-325th Airborne Infantry Regiment (AIR): Operation Desert Storm"

DiTomasso, Thomas CPT, "Battle of the Black Sea: Bravo Company, 3rd Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, 3-4 October 1993"

Dover, Alan J. CPT, "Operation Knight Strike I (1992): Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm"

Edwards, Rembert A. CPT, "Monograph Based on Experiences in Operation Desert Storm (1991-1992)"

Elliott, Stacy M. CPT, "Operation Just Cause, 3rd Platoon, A Company, "Jaguars", 5-87th Infantry"

Enloe, Lee H. CPT III, "Persian Gulf War: Unit - 2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized), 197th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized) (Separate)"

Esper, Mark T. CPT, "Screaming Eagles of Desert Storm (1991)"

Evans, Daniel E. CPT, "Actions at Fort Espinar, Republic of Panama, 20 December 1989, Alpha Company, 4th Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division (Light)"

Frescura, Joe CPT, "Mechanized Platoon and Company Operations in Somalia, October 1993 to March 1994"

Hall, Rex CPT, "Air Assault Operations of the 101st Airborne Division during Operation Desert Storm, February 24-28, 1991"

Hensley, Charles T. CPT "Operation Just Cause Monograph, 10 April 1993"

Higgins, Patrick M. CPT, "A Perspective on Operation Urgent Fury, Grenada, October 25-November 5, 1983"

Hilferty, Bryan CPT, "Task Force Maintenance during Operation Desert Storm, 5th Battalion, 18th Infantry, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Armored Division, 16 January 1991 to 28 February 1991"

Hubbard, David Lee CPT, "Operation Just Cause: the role of an Airborne Delta Company in Combat"

Keck, Robert CPT, "Battle before Jalibah: a Bradley Platoon Leader's Reflections on Leading Soldiers in the Persian Gulf War"

Keller, Craig 1LT, "Combat Jump at Rio Hato"

Lechner, James O. CPT, "A Monograph of Combat Operations in Mogadishu, Somalia, Conducted by Task Force Ranger"

Leslie, Mark S. 1LT, "E Troop, 1-17th Cavalry, Long Range Survelliance Troop (LrST), 82nd Airborne Division's Training and Operations during Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm"

Lissner, J. Matthew CPT, "Monograph: Actions at the Colon Bottleneck, Republic of Panama, 20-23 December 1989, Third Platoon, Bravo Company, 4th Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division (Light)"

Maraccini, Michael J. CPT, "Task Force 2/325th - Operation Urgent Fury"

Martin, Wayne R. CAPT (USMC), "Operation Just Cause: historical monograph"

Metzgar, Greg E. CPT, "Monography: Sustainment during combat operations - Operation Desert Storm"

Milenkovic, Mark CPT, "Operation Just Cause, D Company, 4-6th Assault on "La Commandancia"

Moons, Peter J. CPT, "Operation Pineapple Crush: a Platoon Leader's experience in the Invasion of Panama"

Mumford, Jay C. 1LT, "Rangers in Iraq: Task Force Ranger, 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry in the Persian Gulf War, from 10 November 1990 to 12 May 1991"

Murphy, Kennard M. 1LT(P), "Multi-National Combined Arms Breaching (MOUT) in Somalia"

Murray, Donald L. 1LT, "Desert Storm Monograph"

Nicholson, John W. Jr. CPT, "2nd Battalion (Airborne), 325th Infantry Regiment, in Grenada, 25-26 October 1983 - Operation Urgent Fury"

Ostlund, William B. CPT, "Rifle Platoon Leader (Air Assault): Training and Leading in the Gulf War, 3rd Platoon, Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)"

Paglianite, John CPT, "Monograph: Operation Desert Shield, August 1990, Task Force 3-505th Parachute Infantry Regiment"

Palmateer, Roger H. CPT, "Task Force Iron, 13-18 February 1991"

Pawlak, Robert J. CPT, "Decisions of a Small Unit Leader in a Peace Keeping Operation: Operation Restore Hope, January-March 1993"

Perino, Larry D. CPT, "Battle of the Black Sea" Monograph

Petro, James M. CPT, "Operations of the 5th Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, during breaching operations of the Iraqi main defenses, 24-28 February 1991 - Operation Desert Storm"

Prussian, Nathan J. CPT, "Stability and Support Operations: my account as a Company Executive Officer during the initial entry into Kosovo"

Repetski, Michael A. CPT, "Monograph of a Company Executive Officer in the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) during Operation Desert Storm"

Robbins, Douglas C. CPT, "Operation Desert Storm: Battle of Norfolk, Scout Platoon, Task Force 5-16th, 1st Infantry Division"

Rodriguez, Santiago III, 1LT, "Camp Riots during Operation Safe Haven, 7 December 1994"

Rysewyk, Lee A. CPT, "Experiences of Executive Officer from Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment and Task Force Ranger during the Battle of the Black Sea on 3-4 October 1993 in Mogadishu, Somalia"

Schiller, Stephen M. CPT, "Fratricide: Operation Desert Storm Monograph"

Smith, Kurt J. CPT, "Task Force Ranger in Somalia: 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment - Delta, 3-4 October 1993"

Smith, Scott CPT, "Operation n Panama, Fall of 1989"

Steinke, William W. CPT, "H-hour in Panama: A monograph"

Stempniak, Daniel CPT, "Desert Storm Monograph" Note: This document may not be complete. The pages in this document were what was stored in the archives.

Thomson, Michael CPT, "An Outlook on Operation Just Cause"

Tugman, Jonathan E. CPT, "Seizure of Rio Hato Airfield, Operation Just Cause, Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, 0103 hrs, 20 December 1989"

Walrath, Daniel CPT, "Operation Just Cause, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 20 December 1989"