As General Douglas MacArthur so ably demonstrated with the Korean War landing at Inchon, General Omar N. Bradley's 1949 testimony that "large-scale amphibious operations will never occur again" was premature in sounding their death-knell.
Amphibious Prowess: Still a Cor[e]ps Need
Too many military thinkers confuse amphibious assaults with amphibious operations. There is a difference.
By Colonel Douglas King, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired) and Lieutenant Colonel John Berry, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)