qFrom the 1898 war with Spain through the disastrous 1915 Australian landing to the successful World War II assaults in the Pacific and northwest France, this chronological history explores the successes and failures pivotal to the concept of amphibious warfare through the lives and careers of fourteen officers instrumental to its developmentq--Provided by publisher.USMC. Undoubtedly, . the most important Marine officer to serve during the interwar period directly connected with the refinement of ... can be credited with the application of the theories on combined arms warfare as well as the base seizure and base defense missions. ... writing of the Tentative Landing Operations Manual (1934) that officially codified the Marine Corpsa#39; concept of amphibious assault.
|Title||:||Pioneers of Amphibious Warfare, 1898-1945|
|Author||:||Leo J. Daugherty III|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2009-04-10|