Download e-book for iPad: Combined Operations: A Global History of Amphibious and by Jeremy Black

By Jeremy Black

This compelling booklet offers the 1st worldwide historical past of the evolution of mixed operations on account that Antiquity. starting with amphibious conflict within the old global of the Romans, Vikings, and Mongols, Jeremy Black advances in the course of the Gunpowder Revolution, the increase of maritime empires and the formation of geographical regions, the early commercial Revolution and the variation of recent expertise to war, the twentieth-century international wars, the chilly conflict, and concluding with the trendy age of abnormal and uneven clash.

Black’s educated and analytical narrative emphasizes conflicts all over the world, focusing not just on top powers but additionally local fighters. His case stories contain amphibious operations within the Mongol invasions of Japan, the warfare for American Independence, and the Gallipoli crusade of global conflict I. He additionally explores the improvement and effectiveness of airborne operations in an effort to undertaking army energy inland. providing a balanced review of strategic, operational, and technical advancements over the years, Black considers either the capability and obstacles of amphibious and airborne warfare—past, current, and future.

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