Assault from the Sea

Assault from the Sea

Author: Merrill L. Bartlett

Publisher: Naval Institute Press

ISBN: 9781612515755

Category: History

Page: 478

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This collection of 51 essays provides a history of amphibious landings that include European, Asian, and American operations. It describes in detail some of history's most significant amphibious assaults, as well as planned attacks that were never carried out.

Assault from the Sea

Assault from the Sea

Author: Curtis A. Utz

Publisher:

ISBN: 0160503248

Category:

Page: 55

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Demonstrates how the Navy's veteran leadership, flexible organization, versatile ships and aircraft, and great mobility gave General of the Army, Douglas A. MacArthur, the ability to launch a catastrophic offensive against the North Korean invaders of South Korea. Chapters: North Korean invasion and UN reaction; preparing for Operation Chromite; the "Blackbeard of Yonghung Do"; "Ten Enemy Vessels Approaching"; "Land the Landing Force"; storming ashore at red beach; Baldomero Lopez, a U.S. Marine; the vital LST; taking the initiative at Blue Beach; a night in Inchon; objective: Seoul; and over-the-beach logistics. Action photos and paintings in color and B&W.

Counterinsurgency and the United States Marine Corps

Counterinsurgency and the United States Marine Corps

Author: Leo J. Daugherty III

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786462735

Category: History

Page: 473

View: 963

This book continues to tell the story of the U.S. Marine Corps' involvement in what were called "Small Wars" beginning after World War II with their advisory efforts with the Netherlands Marine Korps (1943-1946); The book is a detailed look at the Marine Corps' Counterinsurgency efforts during the Korean War (1950-1953); the development of vertical assault in the late 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s in Vietnam; Marine Corps Counterinsurgency in Southeast Asia, 1962 thru 1975; involvement in Central America 1983-1989; and the current conflicts including the War on Terror, Operations Iraqi Freedom and 'Enduring Freedom', Libya; U.S. marine Corps force structure, 1980-2015, and a special chapter on marines and War Dogs in combat operations. Based on extensive research and analysis, the book illustrates the Marine Corps' contribution to the current, on-going efforts in the Middle East and Africa in combatting global terrorism.

Hearings on National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1988/1989--H.R. 1748 and Oversight of Previously Authorized Programs Before the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, First Session

Hearings on National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1988/1989--H.R. 1748 and Oversight of Previously Authorized Programs Before the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, First Session

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee on Seapower and Strategic and Critical Materials

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105045135352

Category: Sea-power

Page: 856

View: 466

Power at Sea

Power at Sea

Author: Lisle A. Rose

Publisher: University of Missouri Press

ISBN: 0826217028

Category: History

Page: 514

View: 751

"[Volume 1] Traces the social issues, technological advances, and combative encounters of the international naval race from 1890 through WWI, as the largest industrial nations (U.S, Great Britain, Japan, and Germany) scrambled to secure global markets and empire, using their battleship navies as pawns of power politics"--Provided by publisher.