Allied Fleet

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Second Persian Invasion Of Greece
... led the Greek resistance, with some 70 city-states joining the 'Allied' effort ... blocked at the pass of Thermopylae by a small Allied force under King Leonidas I of Sparta simultaneously, the Persian fleet was blocked by an Allied ... At the famous Battle of Thermopylae, the Allied army held back the Persian army for seven days, before they were outflanked by a mountain path and the Allied rearguard was trapped in the pass and ...
Third Anglo-Dutch War - 1673
... The English navy, in contrast to the Dutch fleet, had little experience in shore landings, so it was expected to directly take some Dutch port by assault, despite having ... Before this could happen the Dutch fleet would have to be defeated first ... an invasion scare — that transports, carrying an army, were sailing immediately behind the war fleet, in fact the (rather small) invasion force was left in Yarmouth, only to be shipped after a full control ...
Japanese Cruiser Jintsu - Early Stages of The Pacific War - Battle of Kolombangara
... Soon after arriving into position, Jintsu's radar detected the presence of an Allied fleet before visual contact was made ... The Allied fleet consisted of the cruisers USS Honolulu, USS St Louis, HMNZS Leander, and the destroyers USS Ralph Talbot, USS Maury, USS Gwin, USS Woodworth ... his ships launched 31 Type 93 "Long Lance" torpedoes, as Jintsu illuminated the Allied fleet with her searchlights ...
Battle Of Lagos (1693) - Prelude
... for Spain and the Mediterranean they had been held back by the threat of attack by the French fleet, or by commerce raiders ... The convoy was to be covered by the combined allied fleet for its passage across the Channel, until it was past the port of Brest, to guard against attack by ... The fleet, which was also charged with protecting England from the threat of invasion, would then double back to cover the Channel ...
Battle Of Öland - Prelude
... A Danish fleet of 20 ships under admiral Niels Juel put to sea in March 1676, and on April 29 his forces landed on Gotland, which promptly surrendered ... The Swedish fleet was ordered out on May 4, but encountered adverse winds and was delayed until May 19 ... On May 25–26 the two fleets fought a largely indecisive battle at Bornholm ...

Famous quotes containing the words fleet and/or allied:

    Believe me, if all those endearing young charms,
    Which I gaze on so fondly today,
    Were to change by tomorrow, and fleet in my arms,
    Like fairy-gifts fading away.
    Thomas Moore (1779–1852)

    Can love be in aught allied to dissipation? Let us love by refusing, not accepting one another. Love and lust are far asunder. The one is good, the other bad.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)