FM 60-10: Amphibious Operations, Regiment in Assault Landings
Field manual 60-10 is a guide for the regimental combat team (RCT) in planning, training for, and executing an amphibious operation. It includes additional information on higher headquarters and other forces involved. It describes the responsibilities of commanders and staff officers of the RCT and the need for coordinated planning and the establishment of liaison with parallel commands of the Navy and Air Force. It covers organization, tactical, and administrative planning, embarkation and voyage, ship-to-shore movement, naval gunfire and air support, the role of supporting arms and services, regi mental shore party, signal communication, special operations, and amphibious training.
- 1951-01-18: [pdf]