November 1936

An Introduction to the Study of Amphibious Warfare*

Volume 20, Issue 4

For the purpose of this discussion amphibious operations are defined as any phase of warfare during which either one of the belligerents uses naval forces to gain or to assist in gaining objectives on the land. This is a broad subject and embraces any activity of military or naval forces wherein a knowledge of the tactical, technical, or logistical principles or technique applicable to amphibious warfare might be contributory factors to success.

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