- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: November 14, 2006
Fly the Nighthawk into Baghdad in the first moments of Operation Desert Storm.
- Operation Desert Storm began with a bang, delivered courtesy of the F-117 Stealth Fighter.
- A fast-paced series exploring pivotal moments in history.
- Hosted by Hunter Ellis ("Tactical to Practical").
History is made when the right forces converge. Often, all it takes is a man, a moment and a machine. The right person, at the right time, with the right equipment, can change the world. Filled with first-person interviews, expert analysis, rare footage and vivid re-enactments, MAN, MOMENT, MACHINE explores compelling stories of human drama and incredible invention when everything came together.
In the early nineties, a single man was best qualified to drive Iraqi forces out of Kuwait and destroy Saddam Hussein's ability to wage war: General "Stormin'" Norman Schwarzkopf. To complete his mission he placed a revolutionary machine at the tip of his spear: the F-117 Stealth Fighter. As the opening salvo in General Schwarzkopf's campaign, at 3 AM on a January night in 1991, eight Nighthawks armed with 4,000 pounds of laser-guided ordinance flew over downtown Baghdad. Operation Desert Storm had begun. The Stealth Fighters' strike crippled the Iraqi military's command, control, and detection systems.
This riveting DVD tells the complete story of General Schwarzkopf in Iraq and his deployment of the American military's stealthiest weapon.