World War II was the first war in which amphibious landings played a truly significant role in the outcome of a global conflict. Drawing on the testimony of hundreds of participants, the author recounts their experiences in the Allied amphibious landings, vividly describing some of the most significant battles of the war. Organized chronologically, the first half of the book ...
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British and American Experience of Seaborne Landings, 1939-1945
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The Life and Wars of Franklin Buchanan
A leading historian of both the American Civil War and American naval history takes a fresh look at Franklin Buchanan, the U.S. Naval Academy’s first superintendent who went on to become the Confederate Navy’s first admiral. Buchanan’s resignation from the U.S. Navy in April 1861 as the nation teetered on the brink of Civil War is one of the many ...
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