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Pioneers of amphibious warfare, 1898-1945 1 edition

Pioneers of amphibious warfare, 1898-1945
Leo J. Daugherty

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Pioneers of amphibious warfare, 1898-1945
profiles of fourteen American military strategists
Leo J. Daugherty, III.

Published 2009 by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English.

About the Book

"From the 1898 war with Spain through the disastrous 1915 Australian landing to the successful assaults in the Pacific and northwest France during World War II, 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 development"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

pt. 1. The Era of the Advanced Base Force, 1880-1918
Colonel Robert W. Huntington, USMC
Admiral William S. Sims, USN
Major General George Barnett, USMC
Major General Eli K. Cole, USMC
pt. 2. The Interwar Years, 1919-1940
Brigadier General Dion Williams, USMC
Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Austell Cunningham, USMC
Lieutenant General John A. Lejeune, USMC
Brigadier General Robert H. Dunlap, USMC
Colonel Ellis B. Miller, USMC
Major General John H. Russell, Jr., USMC
pt. 3. The War Years, 1941-1945
Lieutenant General Pedro del Valle, USMC
Rear Admiral Walter C. Ansel, USN
Lieutenant General Arthur G. Trudeau, U.S. Army
General George S. Patton, Jr., U.S. Army
Appendix: Amphibious Assault Plans.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Genre
Biography.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
359.9/6092273
Library of Congress
U261 .D38 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23015082M
ISBN 13
9780786433940
LC Control Number
2009001325
Library Thing
8998549
Goodreads
5177142

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