TITLE

HIT THE BEACH!

AUTHOR(S)
Alexander, Colonel Joseph H.
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Military History;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author explores the potential and perils of amphibious warfare. The author reflects on the case of the amphibious attack of Inchon, Korea, by the U.S. forces in 1950. He indicates the reasons for the success of the operation. He also notes that the U.S. Marines acknowledged the scale of the disaster but disagreed that amphibious operations were obsolete.
ACCESSION #
34183562

 

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