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Operation Urgent Fury and the Grenada Revoluntion: A Select Bibliography

Ashby, Timothy. "Grenada: Soviet Stepping Stone." US Naval Institute Proceedings 109, no.12 (Dec. 1983): 30-35.

Bartlett, Tom. "Grenada - A Rescue Mission." Leatherneck 67, no.1 (Jan. 1984): 24-27.

Berry, William et al. "Ten Days of Urgent Fury" All Hands 807 (May 1984): 19-27.[article reproduced above].

Bolger, Daniel P. "Operation Urgent Fury and Its Critics." Military Review 66, no.7 (Jul. 1986): 57-69.

____. "Special Operations and the Grenada Campaign." Parameters 18, no.4 (Dec. 1988): 49-61.

Boodhoo, Ken I. The Grenada Revolution: Rationale for Failure and Lessons for the Caribbean. Miami FL: Latin American and Caribbean Center, Florida International University, 1986.

Burgess, Tom. "Navy Says Friendly Fire Killed Soldier on Grenada." Navy Times (23 Jul. 1984): 3. [Describes an incident in which 16 American soldiers from the 82d Airborne Division were wounded and one subsequently died after a Navy A7E Corsair from USS Independence was misdirected by a gunfire liaison team, which was itself under fire.]. 

Burrowes, Reynold A. Revolution and Rescue in Grenada: An Account of the U.S. - Caribbean Invasion. New York: Greenwood Press, 1988.

Bush, Ted. "Adm. Metcalf `Cautioned' by SecNav, Others Jailed in Grenada Rifle Case." Navy Times (18 Feb. 1985): 10.

Byron, Michael J. "Fury From the Sea: Marines in Grenada." US Naval Institute Proceedings 110, no.5 (May 1984): 118-131.

Canan, James W. "Blue Christmas Coming Up." Air Force Magazine 67, no.1 (Jan. 1984): 78-81. 

Cole, Ronald H. Operation Urgent Fury: The Planning and Execution of Joint Operations in Grenada, 12 October - 2 November 1983. Washington DC: Joint History Office, Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1997.

Coll, Alberto R. "Why Grenada Was Important." Naval War College Review 40 (Summer 1987): 4-18.

COMPHIBRON FOUR Staff. "Grenada: Navy's Urgent Fury." Surface Warfare 9, no.2 (Mar.-Apr. 1984): 16-20.[Primary participating Navy and Marine Corps units and commanders are listed on p.20.].

Daly, Thomas M. "Grenada and Media Access." Marine Corps Gazette 71, no.6 (Jun. 1987): 63-68. 

DeCamp, William T. "Grenada: The Spirit and the Letter of the Law." Naval War College Review 38 (May-Jun. 1985): 28-36.

Doe, Charles. "Grenada: Will Lessons Learned Be Taught?" Navy Times (5 Nov. 1984): 30.

Duffy, Michael. "Grenada: Rampant Confusion." Military Logistics Forum 2, no.1 (Jul.-Aug. 1985): 20-28.

Evans, Julius L. "Grenada: A Rescue to Remember." Naval Aviation News 69, no.3 (May-Jun. 1987): 20-21.

Famiglietti, Leonard. "Sealift Would Have Prolonged Grenada Invasion - GAO." Navy Times (16 Apr. 1984): 23-24.

Gates, Bradley M. "Provisional Rifle Company." Marine Corps Gazette 73, no.6 (Jun. 1989): 66-69.

"Grenada Commander: Army Must Improve Operations With Navy." Navy Times (5 Nov. 1984): 12.

Grenada: Background and Facts. Washington DC: United States Information Agency, 1983. OCLC 10140387.

Grenada Documents: An Overview and Selection. Washington: Dept. of State and Dept. Of Defense, 1984. OCLC 11273740 [circa 900 pages, "The documents reprinted in this collection provides unique insights into the aims and methods of a communist dictatorship and its relations with the Soviet-Cuban apparatus."].

"Joint Chiefs Answer Critique of Operations on Grenada." Navy Times (9 Jul. 1984): 8.

"Lehman Calls Grenada Invasion Turning Point, Praises Metcalf." Navy Times (8 Oct. 1984): 16.

Lewis, Gordon K. Grenada: The Jewel Despoiled. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987.

MacDonald, Scott B., Harald M. Sandstrom, and Paul B. Goodwin, Jr. eds. The Caribbean After Grenada: Revolution, Conflict, and Democracy. New York: Praeger, 1988. 

Manuel, Sam. Grenada, Revolution in the Caribbean. New York: Pathfinder Press, 1981.

Metcalf, Joseph, III, "The Mother of the Mother." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 118, no.8 (Aug. 1991): 56-58. [Comparison between military/media relations in Urgent Fury and Desert Storm.].

Millette, Robert E. The Grenada Revolution: Why It Failed. New York: Africana Research Publications, 1985.

Munroe, Trevor. Grenada: Revolution, Counter-Revolution. Kingston MA: Vanguard Publishers, 1983.

O'Shaughnessy, Hugh. Grenada: An Eyewitness Account of the U.S Invasion and the Caribbean History that Provoked It. New York: Dodd, Meade, 1985.

Payne, Anthony. Grenada: Revolution and Invasion. New York: St. Martins's Press, 1984.

Russell, Lee E. Grenada 1983. London: Osprey, 1985.

Sandford, Gregory W. The New Jewel Movement: Grenada's Revolution, 1979-1983. Washington DC: Center for the Study of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Service Institute, US Dept. Of State, 1985.

____.Grenada: The Untold Story. Lanham MD: Madison Books, 1984.

Scheina, Robert L. "Regional Reviews: Latin American Navies." US Naval Institute Proceedings 110, no.3 (Mar. 1984): 30-35.

Seabury, Paul and Walter A. McDougall. The Grenada Papers. San Francisco CA: Institute for Contemporary Studies, 1984.

Situation in Grenada: Communication From the President of the United States Transmitting a Further Report on the Situation in Grenada. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1984. OCLC 10561282.

Spector, Ronald H. U.S. Marines in Grenada, 1983. Washington DC: History and Museums Division, Headquarters, US Marine Corps, 1987.

Thompson, Dale L. "The Guard in Grenada." US Naval Institute Proceedings 110, no.11 (Nov. 1984): 65-69. [Coast Guard participation in Grenada]

Tiwathia, Vijay. The Grenada War: Anatomy of a Low-Intensity Conflict. New Deli: Lancer International, 1987. 

US Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Grenada War Powers: Full Compliance Reporting and Implementation. 98 Cong., 1st sess., 1983. OCLC 11649794.

US Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Inter-American Affairs. United States Policy Toward Grenada. 97th Cong., 2d sess., 1982. OCLC 8837300.

____. U.S. Military Actions in Grenada: Implications for U.S. Policy in the Eastern Caribbean. 98th Cong., 1st sess., 1983. OCLC 10790524.

US Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. The Situation in Grenada. 98th Cong., 1st sess., 1983. OCLC 10583467.

Watkins, James D. "We Must Not Forget." Sea Power 26, no.13 (Dec. 1983): 10-11, 14-15. [concerning Grenada and Lebanon].

Wright, Christopher C. "U.S. Naval Operations in 1983." US Naval Institute Proceedings 110, no.5 (May 1984): 52-53, 57, 59, 61, 64, 67, 285-287, 289-91, 293-295. [For Grenada see p.67]. 

Zoll, Donald Atwell. "The Press and the Military: Some Thoughts After Grenada." Parameters 14, no.1 (Spring 1984): 26-34.

4 February 2000

Published:Fri May 09 11:29:04 EDT 2014