Accession Number:

AD0761444

Title:

Amphibious Warfare and Its Contribution to US National Strategy

Descriptive Note:

Monograph

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-03-14

Pagination or Media Count:

36.0

Abstract:

The paper studies the capabilities of the amphibious force. A historal background provides general informaton concerning the value of amphibious operations to various countries dating from days prior to Christ through the war in Vietnam. The remainder of the article studies the amphibious operations conducted by the US NavyMarine Corps and reviews their role in national strategy during the next ten years. The use of amphibious operations by the United States are forecast to be confined to sub-theater conventional operations or to theater conventional operations in coordination with the Army and Air Force. The use of amphibious operations by the United States are forecast to be confined to sub-theater conventional operations or to theater conventional operations in coordination with the Army and Air Force. The advantages and disadvantages of the Seabasing Concept are discussed in detail.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE