Download e-book for iPad: American Amphibious Gunboats in World War II: A History of by Robin L. Rielly

By Robin L. Rielly

ISBN-10: 078647422X

ISBN-13: 9780786474226

because the usa started its crusade opposed to a variety of Japanese-held islands within the Pacific, eastern strategies required them to increase new guns and techniques. the most an important to the island attacks was once a brand new team of amphibious gunboats that may convey heavy hearth shut in to shore as American forces landed. those gunboats have been additionally to turn out vital within the interdiction of inter-island barge site visitors and, past due within the conflict, the kamikaze risk. a number of adaptations of those gunboats have been constructed, in response to the troop sporting LCI(L). They incorporated 3 conversions of the LCI(L), with numerous mixtures of weapons, rockets and mortars, and a fourth gunboat, the LCS(L), in keeping with an identical hull yet designed as a guns platform from the start. by means of the top of the struggle the amphibious gunboats had confirmed their worth.

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