List of amphibious assault operations

This is a list of amphibious assault operations that have taken place during history. It is structured chronologically by war, then by theatre during wars such as World War II that covered large areas of the world simultaneously, and chronologically within those theatres. It also covers operations that were planned but cancelled for various reasons.

* Mexican-American War
** Siege of Veracruz — 9 March 1847 Winfield Scott lands army in Central Mexico

* American Civil War
** Second Battle of Fort Fisher — 13-15 January 1865, US sailors make an amphibious assault while infantry attacks from land
* World War I
** Battle of Gallipoli

* World War II
** European Theatre
*** Operation Chariot — 28 March 1942
*** Operation Jubilee — 18 August 1942
*** Operation Sledgehammer — contingency plan for German collapse in the west
*** Operation Gymnast — codename used for proposed invasion of Europe during 1942
*** Operation Neptune — 6 June 1944
*** Operation Infatuate — 1 November 1944
** Mediterranean Theatre
*** Operation Ironclad — 5 May 1942
*** Operation Agreement — 14 September 1942
*** Operation Torch — 8 November 1942
*** Operation Husky — 10 July 1943
*** Operation Baytown — 3 September 1943
*** Operation Slapstick — 9 September 1943
*** Operation Avalanche — 9 September 1943
*** Operation Shingle — 22 January 1944
*** Operation Dragoon — 15 August 1944
** South East Asia Theatre
*** Operation Dracula — 2 May 1945
*** Operation Zipper
** South West Pacific Area
*** Operation Chronicle — 30 June 1943
*** Operation Toenails — 30 June 1943
*** Operation Reno
*** Borneo campaign (1945)
** Pacific Ocean Areas
*** Operation Watchtower — 7 August 1942
*** Operation Cleanslate — 21 February 1943
*** Operation Cherry Blossom — 1 November 1943
*** Operation Galvanic — 20 November 1943
*** Operation Flintlock — 31 January 1944
*** Operation Catchpole — 17 February 1944
*** Operation Forager — 15 June 1944
*** Operation Detachment — 15 February 1945
*** Operation Iceberg — 1 April 1945
*** Operation Olympic — planned for 1 November 1945
*** Operation Coronet — planned for 1 March 1946

* Korean War
** Operation Chromite — 15 September 1950

* Suez Crisis
** Operation Musketeer — 6 November 1956

* Vietnam War
** Operation Starlite — 21 August 1965

* Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
** Operation Trident
** Operation Python

* Falklands War
** Operation Rosario
** Operation Corporate

* 2003 Iraq War
** Al-Faw peninsula — Royal Marines amphibious assault, supported by British Royal Navy and Royal Australian Navy


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