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U.S. Amphibious Operations in World War II

Book - 1995
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Chronicles the development of US Army, Navy, and Marine Corps amphibious operations during WWII. Describes ships and landing craft, ship-to-shore movement, command relationships, air and gunfire support, mine countermeasures, and salvage, and includes accounts of operations in the Solomon Islands and North Africa, and in Normandy, Leyte, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa in 1944-45, drawing on oral histories, war diaries, and combat reports. Contains bandw photos and maps. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, c1995
ISBN: 9781557505200
Branch Call Number: 940.935 L885t
Characteristics: xix, 362 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm


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