amphibious raid

amphibious raid

A type of amphibious operation involving swift incursion into or temporary occupation of an objective followed by a planned withdrawal. See also amphibious operation.
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Through a Lens: Dieppe in Photographs and Film includes a variety of interesting resources relating to the disastrous amphibious raid.
The author survived that scare, and circumstances improved after Gen Douglas MacArthur orchestrated the daring amphibious raid at Inchon that promised to cut North Korean forces in half.
One of the most interesting and dramatic chapters is toward the end of the book and deals with the Portuguese amphibious raid on Conakry, capital of the Republic of Guinea which was supporting the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC), in November 1970, which freed 26 Portuguese prisoners, destroyed the small fleet of Guinean patrol boats and killed many Guinean and PAIGC soldiers.
The British likewise demonstrated the possibilities of concerted military and naval action on the internal waters of Lake Huron, Lake Ontario, and Lake Champlain, the high point being Commodore Sir James Yeo's amphibious raid on the American transfer point at Oswego, and the low point definitely being General George Prevost's retreat from Plattsburg.
Commander Lued Lincuna, Navy public affairs officer, said the Marines launched an amphibious raid to apply maneuver principles from the sea to transition their ready-to-fight complements to the shore.
Aboard the PF16 Ramon Alcaraz and LC 551 BRP Dagupan City, Filipino and American Marines were deployed 500 meters away from the shore to simulate an amphibious raid on a beach environment.
During Balikatan, participants conducted training exercises in diverse areas of expertise, including live fire advanced marksmanship, small unit tactics, counter improvised explosive devices (IED), maritime interdiction, and amphibious raids.
Filipino and American troops conducted training exercises in different areas of expertise, including live fire advanced marksmanship, small unit tactics, countering improvised explosive devices, maritime interdiction and amphibious raids.
Operational and counterterrorism training exercises in diverse areas of expertise, including live fire advanced marksmanship, counter improvised explosive devices (IED), maritime interdiction, and amphibious raids, would be conducted during the exercises.
Ten amphibious missions were undertaken in total, including amphibious assaults, amphibious raids, and noncombatant evacuations.
Embassy, tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel, and amphibious raids.
The Dragons resumed duties as the SLF squadron in May 1969 with CH-46Ds, conducting amphibious raids in support of various operations.
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