Covers the entire development of US Army, Navy and Marine Corps amphibious operations during World War II8 A cumbersome device known as boat-rig A was eventually devised that allowed vehicles to be landed from a standard 50-ft. motor launch, but the rig weighed 4, 700 lb., took eight men ten minutes to erect, and so overloaded the boat that it could be ... The Marine Corps School at Quantico increased the amount of lecture time devoted to amphibious operations from two ... Even while this organizational change was taking place, the doctrine that would guide it was being formalized.
|Title||:||To Foreign Shores|
|Author||:||John A. Lorelli|
|Publisher||:||Naval Inst Press - 1995|