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Gallipoli

Gallipoli  

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A major campaign of the First World War which took place on the Gallipoli peninsula, on the European side of the Dardanelles, in 1915–16.In early 1915, after a naval attempt to force the Dardanelles ...
George B. McClellan

George B. McClellan  

(1826–85) Civil War general, general in chief of the Union forces (1861–62) and commander of the Army of the Potomac (1861–62), born George Brinton McClellan in Philadelphia. After his troops ...
IDF

IDF  

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(Israeli Defence Forces).The IDF is responsible for dealing with external and internal security threats to Israel and was established on 31 May 1948, two weeks after Israel's declaration of ...
Isoroku Yamamoto

Isoroku Yamamoto  

(1884–1943) Japan's greatest naval strategist in World War II, and the naval officer who conceived of the surprise attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor in 1941. He ...
marines

marines  

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Are naval infantry trained and organized to carry out amphibious operations and to fight from ships. A widely used definition in the USA is ‘My Ass Rides In Naval Equipment’ ...
media and war

media and war  

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(see also war correspondents). In 1995 the former BBC journalist Martin Bell, a distinguished inhabitant of the media–war interface, stated that ‘the media and the military are partners in the ...
naval gunfire support

naval gunfire support  

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(NGS)is the provision of heavy seaborne artillery in support of land operations. The emphasis here is on ‘heavy’, in that warships have always been able to move massive concentrations ...
naval power

naval power  

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Naval power is the projection of force by navies. Although it has been a feature of warfare since the earliest days, the difference it makes to the waging of wars ...
navy

navy  

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N. pl. -ies1 (often the navy or the Navy) the branch of a nation's armed services that conducts military operations at sea.2 the ships of a navy: a 600-ship navy.[...]
nuclear Weapon

nuclear Weapon  

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A complete assembly (that is, implosion type, gun type, or thermonuclear type) in its intended ultimate configuration that, upon completion of the prescribed arming, fusing, and firing sequence, is ...
Scheldt Campaign

Scheldt Campaign  

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Waged by the First Canadian Army to clear German forces from both banks of the 80-km-long Scheldt River estuary in Belgium and the Netherlands. The goal was to open a ...
Sergei Gorshkov

Sergei Gorshkov  

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(1910–1988),Russian admiral and “father of the Soviet Navy.” Far more than is the case with most other navies, the Russian fleet has often been subjected to great swings in ...
Spanish Armada

Spanish Armada  

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Called by the Spaniards before it sailed the felicissima, most fortunate, and invencible, invincible. It was a great fleet assembled by King Philip II of Spain to force the English Channel, pick up ...

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