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Standard 5.5.E

5.5.E Analyze multiple perspectives on the economic, political, and social effects of global interdependence after 1980 using primary and secondary sources.

Grade(s): 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2019

Tankbusters: Conclusion
Episode 9

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Lieutenant Colonel Joel "Rally" Rush elaborates on how American sentiments changed from before the conflict, to afterwards. Lt. Col. Rush also discusses the lessons people should take away from the...
Tankbusters: "SCUD Hunts"
Episode 7

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While Lieutenant Colonel Joel Rush did not participate in any organized hunts for Saddam Hussein's SCUD missiles, he recalls his experience of running into a SCUD missile launcher during a night...
Tankbusters: Life in the Desert
Episode 6

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Lieutenant Colonel Joel "Rally" Rush discusses what living conditions were like in the deserts of the Middle East region.
Tankbusters: Flying Missions
Episode 5

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Lieutenant Colonel Joel "Rally" Rush discusses what flying missions in the A-10 Thunderbolt II were like. He walks viewers through the process of preparing for a mission, destroying Saddam Hussein's...
Tankbusters: Reaction to Invasion of Kuwait
Episode 4

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Lieutenant Colonel Joel "Rally" Rush recalls his thoughts about hearing the news on Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait in August 1990. Rush also discusses the socio-political climate in the U.S. at...
Tankbusters: Saddam Hussein
Episode 3

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Lieutenant Colonel Joel "Rally" Rush briefly opines about who Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was as a person.
Tankbusters: Introduction
Episode 1

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Meet Lieutenant Colonel Joel "Rally" Rush, U.S. Air Force, retired. Rush introduces himself, and briefly discusses his career and job duties in the military.
Persian Gulf War
Episode 4

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Saddam Hussein’s elite Republican Guard forces were on the run from American and British Army armored divisions. After the allied victory at the Battle of Medina Ridge, Saddam was afraid that the...