Amphibious warfare

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  • Technology In The Military Research Paper

    argued that technological progression drives development of new doctrine and practices for amphibious operations. The complexity and demand for the integration and co-operation of military personnel, logistics and fire support encourages implementing new concepts for amphibious operations. Further to this, the technology available will directly impact how any amphibious operations would be undertaken and drive the change in the doctrine and the forces that deploy. States spend money on incorporating existing, advanced technologies into the military as opposed to developing new technologies that have not been proven on the contemporary battlefield. However, the recent arrival of drones and robotics highlights very real doctrinal…

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  • Marines Research Papers

    concept of amphibious warfare seemed impractical and generally absurd to naval powers, which led to the ideas being ignored for an extended period of time. The main deterrent from utilizing amphibious forces was Great Britain’s attempted landing at Gallipoli in 1915, which ended in a horrible failure due to poor planning and execution. However, the idea of using Marines to fulfill an amphibious role for the United States gained traction and set the tone for many beach landings that would occur…

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  • Essay On Landpower

    Landpower is the most versatile and flexible of the various elements of military power. These concepts, coupled with landpower’s recognized interdependency on the other elements of military power, explain the extraordinary jointness of the American way of conducting land warfare. This interdependence and jointness are the keys to understanding what landpower is both well suited for, and ill-suited to accomplish. It also informs not only how the U.S. Army and Marines organized to fight in the…

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  • Operation Husky Failure

    “Sustainment is the provision of logistics and personnel services necessary to maintain and prolong operations until mission accomplishment.” Effective sustainment allows the commander flexibility and operational reach to “seize, retain and exploit the initiative.” HUSKY, the largest amphibious operation of the war was a huge logistical challenge. Allied planners estimated Allied forces required 6,000 tons of supplies per day. A U.S. Navy action report in 1943 asserted “constant and…

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  • Importance Of Expeditionary Operations

    In terms of partners, due to the region’s remoteness to the western strategic interests, the military involvement from our alliance, the U.S., cannot be guaranteed except for technology and intelligence. Therefore, if under the request from the local authority or under UN’s sanction, Australia should be prepared to lead such expeditionary operations on its own or in coalition with the regional countries like New Zealand and Indonesia. Although such missions have substantive importance, the…

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  • Operation Watchtower Analysis

    in clearly identifying a line of operation at the beginning of his tenure as COMINCH. Subsequently, King and his staff developed a refined, four-phased “Pacific Ocean Campaign Plan.”This plan identified the anticipated line of operations through the island chains leading from Australia to Japan. King’s advance envisioned securing bases from existing Japanese held decisive points. American naval and air forces, operating from secure forward bases, would permit further amphibious operations to…

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  • Effects Of Technology In Our Life

    doubt that technology plays an important role in our life. Therefore, the use of technology has exceedingly increased. Scientists also focus on improving and creating up-to-date versions to satisfy human beings’ needs. From our viewpoints, there are three main benefits of technology including the advantage in transportation, the improvement of daily lives, and the effectiveness of work and study achievements. First, technology has made a considerable influence on transportation. People are…

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  • Summary Of Hill Godspeed

    Hill Godspeed works at the National Museum of Naval Aviation in Pensacola, Florida as a historian. He has written many articles that have been published in scholarly journals such as Naval History, Naval Aviation News, and the Journal of Military History (Balano 217). Clearly, Godspeed is an expert on the topic of naval aviation. I personally chose Hill Godspeed’s article “Doyle’s Dauntless Dory: USS Nassau and the Evolution of Carrier-based Close Air Support” because the topic of close air…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Incendiary Bombing

    When looked up in the dictionary, the word conventional means, not using, making, or involving nuclear weapons or energy, nonnuclear. Therefore, conventional bombing is any type of bombing used during World War II besides the nuclear bomb. In the Pacific Theater of the war, bombing was used constantly, but around V-E day, it was switched to nighttime incendiary bombing in an attempt to close out the war wholly and quickly. This lead to millions of civilians being killed which is why this option…

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  • Douhet, And Trenchard's Analysis

    The Italian General Douhet claimed that air forces would become the primary means for the conduction of warfare and armies and naval forces would be marginalized if not even superfluous. He believed, that a war could be quickly won through the utilization of bomber forces in a strategic campaign against the adversary’s territory. Furthermore, he argued, that aerial bombardment of enemy’s population and vital center would demoralize civilians to such extend that they would turn against the…

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