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Brown water warfare

the U.S. Navy in riverine warfare and the emergence of a tactical doctrine, 1775-1970

by R. Blake Dunnavent

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Navy -- History.,
    • United States. Navy -- Drill and tactics.,
    • Riverine operations -- United States -- History.,
    • Riverine operations -- History.,
    • United States -- History, Naval.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-176) and index.

      StatementR. Blake Dunnavent ; foreword by James C. Bradford and Gene A. Smith.
      SeriesNew perspectives on maritime history and nautical archaeology
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE182 .D94 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 185 p. :
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3682178M
      ISBN 100813026148
      LC Control Number2003040246

      The book, written by a French naval officer (Capitaine de Corvette) describes French riverine operations in the Tonkin (Red River) Delta in northern Vietnam, starting in July This is a rare non-circulating item.]. Bryant, Jimmy R. Man of the River: Memoir of a Brown Water Sailor in Vietnam, Fredericksburg, VA: Sergeant Kirkland. Winner of the Navy League's Alfred Thayer Mahan Award for Literary Achievement in when the book was first published, Cutler is credited with having written the definitive history of the brown-water sailors, an effort that has helped readers better understand the nature of U.S. involvement in the war.

      The term brown-water navy or riverine warfare refers in its broadest sense to any naval force capable of military operations in river or littoral environments, especially those carrying heavy sediment loads from soil runoff or flooding. Brown Waters of Africa: Portuguese Riverine Warfare Brown Water, Black Berets | The men of the U.S. Navy's brown-water force played a vital but often overlooked role in the Vietnam War. Known for their black berets and limitless courage, they maneuvered their aging, makeshift craft along shallow coastal waters and twisting inland waterways to Brand: US Naval Institute Press.

      This was the Brown Water Navy, named for the muddy hue of the water in the many canals and waterways in the Mekong Delta. Riverine Forces began with the French. Initially in Tonkin and later in the Mekong, the French organized naval assault divisions (Divisions navele d' assault, or Dinassauts). "Brown Water, Black Berets" by Thomas J. Cutler is, without a doubt, one of the most exceptional historical chronologies of America's brown-water Navy that I have had the opportunity to read. It is a chronology of the development of the Riverine forces in Vietnam, but it is not a textbook by any means!/5(40).


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The term brown-water navy or riverine warfare refers in its broadest sense to any naval force capable of military operations in river or littoral environments, especially those carrying heavy sediment loads from soil runoff or flooding.

It originated in the United States Navy during the American Civil War, when it referred to Union forces patrolling the muddy Mississippi River, and has since.

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Apr 28,  · The men of the U.S. Navy's brown-water force played a vital but often overlooked role in the Vietnam War. Known for their black berets and limitless courage, they maneuvered their aging, makeshift craft along shallow coastal waters and twisting inland waterways to search out the enemy.

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Navy. Blake Dunnavent traces the evolution of riverine warfare in U.S. military operations from its informal inception in the 18th century to its establishment as a formal doctrine in the 20th century.

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Jun 24,  · Brown Water, Black Berets – an excellent read – has a lot of great personal/first hand accounts, many of which are also in War in the Shallows. Croizat's book is pretty good, as is the Squadron book on Riverine warfare, especially for drawings and photos.

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