H-hour


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H-hour

(āch′our′)
n.

[H (abbr. of hour) + hour.]

H-hour

n
(Military) military the specific hour at which any operation commences. Also called: zero hour

H-hour

See: times.
Translations

H-hour

n (Mil) → Stunde fX (für militärische Operationen)
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The H-hour Project, inspired by the artist's early childhood experiences of Soviet civil defense posters displayed throughout the country since his birth in 1945, has evolved to include current nuclear interests.
Bruskin and I were delighted when the curator decided to show the H-hour Project, Archeologist's Collection, Aqua Sicca the photographs, and Aqua Sicca the film all together as part of the Winter Exhibitions, 2013," says Niehus, CEO of Archival Magazine.
Watson and Tsouras reported a total of 1,700 Rangers dropped at both Torrijos-Tocumen and Rio Hato at H-hour.
Note that Watson and Tsouras' work refers in one passage to 1,700 Rangers jumping at H-hour (at Rio Hato and Torrljos-Tocumen) followed by 2,000 Airborne troopers in the second jump at Torrijos-Tocumen; another section, however, refers to a total of 4,000 that "parachuted in.
The dry interval ratio is estimated by the ratio between the number of h-hour dry intervals and the total number of h-hour intervals in month k as follows:
d] is the proportion of h-hour intervals without rain and [n.
As H-hour approached, soldiers went about their last-minute preparations.
But to his dismay, it was still long before H-Hour when the enemy fled in strength.
At least 30,000 allied airmen were in action, flying more than 13,000 sorties and dropping between 15,000 and 20,000 tons of bombs in the 24 hours up to H-hour and the landings.