Medium: This Wargame is a Warning to China


This Wargame is a Warning to China“, Medium, June 28, 2013.

It’s a bitter historical irony: the U.S. Marine Corps teaching Japan how to conduct amphibious warfare. Japan in fact invented modern amphibious methods, particularly ramped, shallow-draft landing craft capable of beaching and offloading infantry. The Marines studied these developments in the 1920s and ‘30s and used Japan’s own tactics against it in the Pacific.

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