Atlantic, Battle of the


Atlantic, Battle of the

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  • Atlantic, Battle of the — Contest in World War II between Britain (and later the U.S.) and Germany for the control of Atlantic sea routes. Initially the Anglo French coalition drove German merchant shipping from the Atlantic, but with the fall of France in 1940, Britain… …   Universalium

  • Battle of the Atlantic (1939–1945) — Infobox Military Conflict conflict = Battle of the Atlantic partof = World War II caption = Officers on the bridge of an escorting British destroyer keep a sharp look out for enemy submarines, October 1941 date = September 3 1939 May 7 1945 place …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of the Scheldt — Part of World War II Buffalo amphibious vehicles taking Canadians across the Scheldt in Zeeland, 1944 …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of the St. Lawrence — The Battle of the St. Lawrence involved a number of submarine and anti submarine actions throughout the lower St. Lawrence River and the entire Gulf of Saint Lawrence, Strait of Belle Isle and Cabot Strait from May to October 1942, September 1943 …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of the Atlantic — can refer to either of two naval campaigns, depending on context: * World War I Battle of the Atlantic (1914–1918), sometimes referred to as The First Battle of the Atlantic. * World War II Battle of the Atlantic (1939–1945), sometimes referred… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of the Coral Sea — Part of the Pacific Theater of World War II …   Wikipedia

  • (the) Battle of the Atlantic — the Battle of the Atlantic [the Battle of the Atlantic] the long struggle for control of the Atlantic between the navies of Germany and the ↑Allies. The phrase can refer to this struggle in either of the two World Wars …   Useful english dictionary

  • Battle of the Teutoburg Forest — Part of the Roman Germanic wars Cenotaph of Marcus Caelius, 1st …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of the Denmark Strait — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of the Denmark Strait caption=Bismarck firing at HMS Prince of Wales, shortly after the sinking of HMS Hood on the 24 May 1941. partof=World War II date=May 24 1941 place=Denmark Strait result=German… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of the Atlantic (1914–1918) — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of the Atlantic partof=World War I caption= date=28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918 place=Atlantic Ocean, North Sea result=Decisive Allied Victory combatant1=navy|UK flag|Newfoundland Royal Canadian Navy… …   Wikipedia


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