Seven Pulitzer Prize winners are among the authors featured in this collection of works by eminent American writers who shared a common experience: service in the U.S. Navy or Coast Guard during World War II. Best-selling novelists, historians, science writers, and journalists, most of these authors are well known—Herman Wouk, James Michener, Alex Haley, Russell Baker, Edward L. Beach, Carl ...
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Authors at Sea
Modern American Writers Remember Their Naval Service
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At the Water's Edge
Defending Against the Modern Amphibious Assault
Conventional military wisdom holds that the amphibious assault against a defended beach is the most difficult of all military operations--yet modern amphibious landings have been almost universally successful. This apparent contradiction is fully explored in this first look at 20th-century amphibious warfare from the perspective of the defender.
The author, Col. Theodore L. Gatchel, USMC (Ret.), examines amphibious operations from ...
Available Formats: Softcover