diversionary landing


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diversionary landing

An operation in which troops are actually landed for the purpose of diverting enemy reaction away from the main landing.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Noun1.diversionary landing - an amphibious diversionary attack
diversionary attack, diversion - an attack calculated to draw enemy defense away from the point of the principal attack
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