landing beach


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landing beach

That portion of a shoreline usually required for the landing of a battalion landing team. However, it may also be that portion of a shoreline constituting a tactical locality (such as the shore of a bay) over which a force larger or smaller than a battalion landing team may be landed.
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It is a mere 100 metres from the landing beach, then it was up and over the first ridge and down into Shrapnel Valley, the main supply route up to the front line - constantly under barrage from the Turkish artillery and snipers.
The ECHO had teamed up with Saint Lucia's Windjammer Landing Beach Villa Resort to help celebrate its 21st birthday by offering one lucky family-of-four the chance to win a seven-night holiday stay.
Tailor Made Travel offer ten nights at the three-star First Landing Beach Resort and Villas on a bed and breakfast basis from pounds 1,279 per person.
The memorial, overlooking the Sword landing beach, commemorates the British seamen who served on board 4,000 landing craft, ships and barges in Operation Overlord.
To help, meet at South Landing beach at 2pm (it runs until 4pm).
The Windjammer Landing Beach Villa and Spa resort has a beach voted among the top ten in the world for romance and it is here that they are offering a free wedding ceremony for couples who book a ten-day stay at the resort.
Concrete tank traps and ditches are a legacy from the Second World War fear that the bay was a potential invasion landing beach.
Earlier,in a stirring international ceremony at Arromanches,close to the Gold landing beach,French president Jacques Chirac presented the Legion d'Honneur medal to 14 representatives of the Allied Nations of the World War II.
As secretary of the English Branch of the 22nd Infantry Regiment Society the 44-year-old was invited by US D-Day veterans to join them for a commemorative service on Utah landing beach.
What it revealed was the role played by this part of the shoreline in the Second World War, when Embleton Bay was seen as a potential landing beach for the Germans.
Earlier,in a stirring international ceremony at Arromanches,close to the Gold landing beach,French President Jacques Chiracpresented the Legion d'Honneur medal to 14 representatives of the allied nations.
Earlier, in a stirring international ceremony at Arromanches, close to the Gold landing beach, President Chirac presented the Legion d'Honneur to 14 representatives of the Allied Nations of the Second World War.