The T-walls of Kuwait and Iraq

by George Hauer

Publisher: Operation Music Aid, Inc. in Madison, CT

Written in English
Published: Pages: 208 Downloads: 141
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  • Mural painting and decoration,
  • Design and construction,
  • Walls,
  • Concrete walls,
  • Pictorial works,
  • History,
  • Themes, motives,
  • Iraq War, 2003-,
  • Armed Forces

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To help relieve boredom, show unit pride, and express the emotions engendered by war, American and Coalition Partner Nation Forces in Iraq and Kuwait have taken to painting the so-called T-Walls that are used as blast protection and perimeter fortifications in both countries. Shown here is artwork on Bremer walls, Jersey barriers, Texas barriers and Alaska barriers throughout Iraq and Kuwait. It includes pictures of memorial walls.

Edition Notes

Statement[text by Robin Whitney ; dedication by Chaplain (Col.) Craig N. Wiley ; artist"s forward by Warren Kimble ; graphic design by Alan C. Ellis ; editor, George Hauer]
LC ClassificationsDS79.762 .T28 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25187947M
ISBN 109780615434728
LC Control Number2011453111

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out of 5 stars An interesting collection of art made on concrete barriers in war zones. Reviewed in the United States on 'Two Scoops of Hooah!: The T-Wall Art of Kuwait and Iraq' by George Hauer with Robin Whitney is a collection of art on concrete barriers in combat zones.

A t-wall, I learned, is a concrete barrier put in place as blast protection placed around military bases to /5(3). The T-Walls of Kuwait and Iraq Hardcover – January 1, by George Hauer with Robin Whitney (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Within the pages of this book you will see how cement structures, intended for barriers, are transformed into pictorial walls that identify military units and honor service members who gave their lives for freedom in the Gulf War/5.

Hauer's new book, "The T-Walls of Kuwait and Iraq," shows military unit symbols, pop-culture references and names of those killed in battle, painted on T-walls. They are blast walls. Schiffer Publishing Two Scoops of Hooah!: The T-Wall Art of Kuwait and Iraq - Within the pages of this book you will see how cement structures, intended for barriers, are transformed into pictorial walls that identify military units and honor service members who gave their lives for freedom in the Gulf War.

in the book The T-Walls of Kuwait and Iraq (edited by Hauer with Robin Whitney; forward by folk artist Warren Kimble): The T-walls are steadily disappearing. “These walls are not coming. July 6, From the moment you first stepped off the bus in Kuwait en route to Iraq, you were welcomed by T-Walls.

T-Walls are heavy reinforced concrete blast walls that interconnected to help shield personnel and property from bomb blasts and sniper attacks.

The T-Walls resembled overgrown Jersey Barriers that you are used to seeing on the roadways of America with the exception that they. The walls, called Texas barriers or T-walls, are resistant to rocket and mortar attacks, making them a ubiquitous protective feature on the U.S.

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35 From that point on, Bush had. However, when President Saddam Hussein of Iraq unleashed his military upon Kuwait, little did he know what kind of reaction he would provoke from the Western superpowers, and what kind of devastation his country would suffer in ned about the possibility of Iraq continuing its advance into Saudi Arabia, the USA - in coordination.

Each stage in the Gulf War, the liberation by American-led UN forces of Iraqi-occupied Kuwait inis vividly described in this photographic history.

Over photographs provide a remarkable visual account of Operation Desert Storm in the air, at sea and on land, and they show the vast array of military equipment deployed by both s: out of 5 stars The T-Walls of Kuwait and Iraq.

Reviewed in the United States on Ap Verified Purchase. A great trip down memory lane for those who have traveled to Iraq or Kuwait. Many of the photos in this book I remember seeing first hand while deployed. One person found this helpful. Helpful. 0 Comment Report abuse. On August 2,at about 2 a.m.

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