Recent military events have reinforced a long-held naval belief in the necessity for a maritime nation to maintain an amphibious assault capability. The British reconquest of the Falklands again demonstrated the efficacy of amphibious forces, even when outnumbered and facing high technology, stand-off weapons.
Moore, Richard S.
"Blitzkrieg From the Sea: Maneuver Warfare and Amphibious Operations,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 36
, Article 5.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol36/iss6/5