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1100 Words You Need to Know – Week 3, Day 6

  • 1100 Words You Need to Know
  • Vocab Class:
  • Coursebook: 1100 Words You Need to Know
  • Session: Week 3, Day 6
  • Wordsearch 3

Using the clues listed below, fill in each blank in the following story with one of the new words you learned this week.

Desert Storm Decision
In the 1991 War, where the , led by Americans, ousted the invading Iraqi army from ’s soil, the __________ of took place in short order after the were able to __________ control of the skies from the __________ ’s air force.
General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, the U.S. field , tended to __________ when asked by the media why he hadn’t pursued the enemy all the way to , saying: “It would have been for us to try to occupy that capital city and pile up American from attacks by Iraq’s . That may be hard for you Monday morning quarterbacks to understand but I agreed with the president who was convinced that such an action would have sent a bad message to the Arab world and would have splintered the partnership.”
Schwarzkopf reiterated that it was his mission to the invaders with a minimum of bloodshed but not, he added in a __________ tone, “to splatter Saddam over the desert sands. That ’s days are numbered,” the general concluded, “but I expect his end is come at the hands of his own people.”

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