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Operation Galvanic

Donald K. Mitchener

in U.S. Naval Gunfire Support in the Pacific War: A Study of the Development and Application of Doctrine

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781949668124
eISBN:
9781949668155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668124.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

A narrative of D-day on Tarawa Atoll and a description and analysis of the planning for and the execution of naval gunfire missions in support of the assault. This is followed by an analysis of the ... More


Operation Forager

Donald K. Mitchener

in U.S. Naval Gunfire Support in the Pacific War: A Study of the Development and Application of Doctrine

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781949668124
eISBN:
9781949668155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668124.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter is a narrative of D-day on Saipan and W-day on Guam in the Mariana Islands and a description and analysis of the planning for and the execution of naval gunfire missions in support of ... More


‘Fire Brigades’: Expeditionary Operations, 1945–1956

David French

in Army, Empire, and Cold War: The British Army and Military Policy, 1945-1971

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199548231
eISBN:
9780191739224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548231.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

During the Second World War the British developed a sophisticated and highly effective capability to mount amphibious expeditionary operations. This chapter begins by examining how and why that ... More


Operation Stalemate II

Donald K. Mitchener

in U.S. Naval Gunfire Support in the Pacific War: A Study of the Development and Application of Doctrine

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781949668124
eISBN:
9781949668155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668124.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter is a narrative of D-day on Peleliu in the Palau Islands and a description and analysis of the planning for and the execution of naval gunfire missions in support of the assault. This is ... More


Operation Flintlock

Donald K. Mitchener

in U.S. Naval Gunfire Support in the Pacific War: A Study of the Development and Application of Doctrine

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781949668124
eISBN:
9781949668155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668124.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter is a narrative of D-day on Roi-Namur in the Marshall Islands and a description and analysis of the planning for and the execution of naval gunfire missions in support of the assault. ... More


Semper Paratus: The U.S. Coast Guard's Flotilla 10 at Omaha Beach

Mark A. Snell

in The United States and the Second World War: New Perspectives on Diplomacy, War, and the Home Front

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231201
eISBN:
9780823240791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231201.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter offers both a valuable overview of the United States Coast Guard's role in World War II as well as an in-depth examination of this often forgotten service in the ... More


Hwach’on Dam—The Amphibious Assault: 1st cavalry Division, 10–12 April 1951

William T. Bowers

in Striking Back: Combat in Korea, March-April 1951

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125640
eISBN:
9780813135366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125640.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

While supply officers and engineers worked to obtain support, detailed planning and preparations for the amphibious operation proceeded. The activity of the 4th Ranger Company is elaborated here. 1st ... More


Thoughts on War

Phillip S. Meilinger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178899
eISBN:
9780813178905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178899.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

In these provocative essays, military historian Phillip Meilinger explores timeless issues. Beginning with an iconoclastic look at the ideas of Carl von Clausewitz, Meilinger sees an unfortunate ... More


U.S. Naval Gunfire Support in the Pacific War: A Study of the Development and Application of Doctrine

Donald K. Mitchener

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781949668124
eISBN:
9781949668155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668124.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

On November 20, 1943, the U.S. military invaded the Tarawa Atoll of the Gilbert Islands as part of the first American offensive in the Central Pacific region during World War II. This invasion marked ... More


Conclusions

Donald K. Mitchener

in U.S. Naval Gunfire Support in the Pacific War: A Study of the Development and Application of Doctrine

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781949668124
eISBN:
9781949668155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668124.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter is a concise summary of the conclusions reached by the author regarding the use of naval gunfire in support of amphibious operations in the Pacific during World War II.


Jointness and the Norwegian Campaign, 1940

Phillip S. Meilinger

in Thoughts on War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178899
eISBN:
9780813178905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178899.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

The Norwegian campaign of 1940 was the first major confrontation between Germany and the Allies in World War II. Although both sides had been poised along the Western Front since September 1939, ... More


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