Shore Bombardment

Some articles on shore bombardment, shore, bombardments, bombardment:

USS Herbert J. Thomas (DD-833) - Service History - Vietnam, 1964–1969
... The warship conducted shore bombardment missions off II and III Corps areas of responsibility in April and May as part of the Vietnamese counter-offensive after Tet ... coordination) as well as the occasional shore bombardment mission ... She conducted one more shore bombardment patrol in October before turning for home on 1 November, arriving in San Diego via Subic Bay, Guam, Midway, and Pearl Harbor on 23 November ...
USS Trippe (DD-403) - Operational History - World War II
... two weeks, she operated with Massachusetts while the new battleship practiced shore bombardment for the upcoming invasion of French North Africa ... screened convoys between that port and Bizerte, conducted patrols, and practiced shore bombardment in preparation to support the Allied landings on Sicily ... She spent several weeks in the Hawaiian Islands conducting shore bombardment drills in preparation for duty with the 5th Fleet in the Central Pacific ...
HMS Laforey (G99) - Career - Force Q
... and HMS Tartar captured two merchant ships, but on 9 May Laforey came under fire from shore batteries and was hit in the engine room ... She continued to carry out bombardments and anti-submarine patrols throughout July ... On 9 August she came under fire during a shore bombardment and was hit by five shells ...
HMAS Australia (D84) - Operational History - World War II - 1944
... bay at 0300 on 22 April, and at 0600, Australia led a half-hour shore bombardment to cover the first wave of the amphibious landing ... After the bombardment, which allowed the 24th Infantry Division to land with minimal opposition, the warships withdrew to protect the transports ... also being escorted by Task Force 75) at 0430 on 17 May, and commenced an hour-long shore bombardment of the area around Sawar and Sarmi just after 0600 ...
RP-3 - Use in Battle - Shore Bombardment
... These were used for shore bombardment during amphibious landings ... off the target beach, broadside to the shore ... The range to the shore was then measured by radar and the elevation of the launchers set accordingly ...

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