To Foreign Shores: U.S. Amphibious Operations in World War II
This is the first single source to cover the entire development of U.S. Army, Navy, and Marine Corps amphibious operations during World War II. The whole spectrum of modern seaborne assaults, ships and landing craft, ship-to-shore movement, command relationships, air and gunfire support, mine countermeasures, and salvage are covered.
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The Amphibians Go to War
Action in Africa
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