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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
Sailing On The Silver Screen
Hollywood and the U.S. Navy
Regarded as the definitive study of the symbiotic relationship between the film industry and the United States armed services, since this book was first published nearly three decades ago, the US nation has experienced several wars, both on the battlefield and in movie theatres and living rooms at home. Lawrence Suid has extensively revised and expanded his classic history of ...
Available Formats: Hardcover