Accession Number : ADA298121

Title :   Operation Avalanche: Prelude to Stalemate a Case Study in Operational Unit.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI

Personal Author(s) : Tracy, Mary

PDF Url : ADA298121

Report Date : 16 MAY 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : This case study examines Operation Avalanche, the initial phase of the Allied Campaign in Italy, as a case study in Operational Art. As a joint and combined amphibious operation, avalanche provides useful lessons for future warfare in a long littoral and a well-defended enemy.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY HISTORY, *AMPHIBIOUS OPERATIONS, *ITALY, LAND WARFARE, STRATEGIC ANALYSIS, CASE STUDIES.

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE