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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With the AHP method, the research stage starts from the establishing of the criteria weighted value and the alternative of landing beach selection processed [5], [4] in the AHP framework which arrangement in the hierarchical model by performing pairwise comparison analysis, it is processed in the form of a complete matrix with consistency analysis [4].
Nevertheless, the little wooden hulled vessels would prove to be an important asset in terms of clearing vital sea lanes and approaches to landing beaches
At Fort Pierce, engineers experimented with ways of blasting channels through sandbars--at that juncture, the only underwater obstacles known to exist at potential landing beaches in Axis (Germany, Italy, and Japan) territory.
From there we travelled along the coast road visiting the five landing beaches: Sword, Juno, Gold, Omaha and Utah.
Margaret Grundy from Birkenhead won the trip to Saint Lucia's Windjammer Landing Beach Villa Resort.
The Windjammer Landing Beach Villa and Spa resort has a beach voted among the top ten for romance in the world.
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.
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.
Kinyanjui reported that his government had set aside funds to rehabilitate the landing beach which employs tens of families directly and indirectly.
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.
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.