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.
En route to the landing beach is the statue to 'Dick' Winters of Easy Company, the heroes of 'Band of Brothers' fame.
The Birmingham National Exhibition Centre (NEC) has leased what was a favourite landing beach for a large variety of water birds, including great-crested grebes, coots, moorhens and mallard ducks, to a private golfing firm.
Margaret Grundy from Birkenhead won the trip to Saint Lucia's Windjammer Landing Beach Villa Resort.
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.
HISTORIC: The Gold Allied landing beach at Arromanches GOOD IMPRESSION: Artist's favourite, Honfleur FAMILY FRIENDLY Normandy Garden has an indoor water park and other activities LESSON: Dylan and Lucas at the landing beach
The Windjammer Landing Beach Villa and Spa resort has a beach voted among the top ten for romance in the world.
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.
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.