St Nazaire


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St. Na•zaire

(sɛ̃ naˈzar)
n.
a seaport in W France, on the Loire estuary. 69,769.
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1942: British commandos destroyed the U-boat base at St Nazaire.
ONE of the last surviving commandos who took part in the famed Second World War St Nazaire raid has died at a Midlands nursing home.
ONE of the last surviving commandos who took part in the famed World War Two St Nazaire raid has died at a Midlands nursing home.
Former Black Watch soldier Bill "Tiger" Watson was one of the last surviving commandos of the attack on the Nazi-held French port of St Nazaire.
The stunning new ship, which features Kelly Hoppen interiors and the Magic Carpet - a movable deck cantilevered off the side of the ship which serves as a bar, restaurant and embarkation area - is arriving at her homeport in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from St Nazaire a week early on November 21.
The ship was sunk, with many Liverpudlians believed to be on board, by a Luftwaffe plane off the port of St Nazaire, France, on June 17, 1940.
Which French river flows into the Atlantic Ocean at St Nazaire? 7.
Weekly sailings on the ferries Norman Asturias and Scintu from Poole and Rosslare, via St Nazaire in western France, start on January 5 and 7 respectively.
On the 17th of June 1940 the 16,000-ton Lancastria lay five miles off St Nazaire, Brittany, and was taking on troops, RAF personnel, and civilian refugees, including women and children, who were being evacuated from France, which was then on the point of collapse.
The centre fuselage was delivered to Toulouse last Wednesday by Beluga from Airbus in St Nazaire.
This order will generate about five million working hours for the industrial area of St Nazaire on the west coast of France, mostly at STX France, and for its sub-suppliers and partners.
The St Nazaire war memorial in Falmouth has fast become a firm favourite with residents and tourists to the area.