Murray Millet Chapter 2 Assault from the Sea

Landing craft allied offensives in s pacific reveal

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Unformatted text preview: modified- durable and easy- brit prob was timiny, not ingenuity- only got operational level in 1942- also couldn’t stay at sea for long and vulnerable to air attack- designed for one purpose= to allied amph return to northern Europe under cover of land based air power Jap • Attacked prob with shipping through shipping burea of army transportation- the navy nor the shipbuilding indust had impact until after peral harbor- • Needed self powered landing craft like the BUS- - developed type A and B – Type A- Shinsu- maru- carried landing craft in a deck that could be flooded- allowed the landing craft to float free from an open stern gate- could also discharge vehicles from a deck level parking directly onto a pier- American • Less innovati...
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