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World Encyclopedia of Amphibious Warfare Vessels By Bernard Ireland

World Encyclopedia of Amphibious Warfare Vessels
by Bernard Ireland

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Charts the complete history of amphibious warfare vessels, focussing on all the wartime theaers in which amphibious ships and landing craft have played a significant role, such as Gallipoli, Dieppe, Normandy, Suez, the Falklands, and current trends in the Middle East.
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World Encyclopedia of Amphibious Warfare Vessels by Bernard Ireland

This authoritative book sketches the historical development of amphibious warfare, using real examples to illustrate the great range of scale, from raiding to full-scale invasion, with historical examples. It highlights the many coordinated activities necessary for a successful operation, from surveying and minesweeping to fire support, fighter direction and tri-service control. Two illustrated country-by-country directories cover landing ships, which transport personnel, cargo and vehicles from shore-to-shore, and landing craft, which focus on ship-to-shore movements. This instructive volume containing 530 photographs will provide enthusiasts and historians with a lively and engaging guide to a fascinating subject.

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About Bernard Ireland

Bernard Ireland gained experience in many aspects of naval research during a working life spent with the Royal Naval Scientific Service and its successor organizations. He has acted as a freelance technical illustrator to major shipping companies and other organizations. This is his 30th book on maritime technological or historical subjects, and he has also contributed to many partworks and journals.

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World Encyclopedia of Amphibious Warfare Vessels by Bernard Ireland
Bernard Ireland
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