Over the Beach: US Army Amphibious Operations in the Korean War

  title={Over the Beach: US Army Amphibious Operations in the Korean War},
  author={Donald W. Jr. Boose},
Abstract : In the summer of 1950, when the North Korean Army attacked South Korea, a US Army infantry battalion landing team was conducting an amphibious landing exercise in Japan. Over the previous 5 years, the Army and the Marine Corps had struggled bitterly over which Service should have the responsibility for amphibious warfare. During the 920s and 930s, both Services had grappled with the problem of transporting and landing ground forces from the sea, but the Marine Corps systematically… Expand
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