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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 ...
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