Throughout history, opposed river crossing operations have proven to be some of the bloodiest and most complex endeavors for any military force. However, due to a sixty-year lull in having to cross a river in the face of the enemy, the United States Army has shown a trend of diminishing its resource capacity necessary to conduct these crossings.
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the goal of this unique book is to determine how U.S. Army corps and divisions ensure deliberate gap crossings, a type of combined arms operation, are planned using operational art.
Part of our value-added professional format series, the River-Crossing Operations Field Manual (FM 90-13) describes how divisions and brigades conduct river crossings. This FM has been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.