ammunition dump


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ammunition dump

[‚am·yə′ni·shən ‚dəmp]
(ordnance)
An ammunition storage point, usually established in the field for temporary use.
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TAIPEI - An ammunition dump built by the colonialist Japanese on an islet in Taiwan's Penghu archipelago in the early 1900s was opened to foreign media for the first time last month.
This had been no ammunition dump, but a dungeon in which human beings had been locked up in total darkness.
WITH Able Seaman J Robertson, Leading Seaman John Jessop wiped out a Communist ammunition dump at Wonsan, on the east Korean coast with a bit of "old fashioned gunnery".
He said the mere presence of such weapons and ammunition dump south of the Litani River represented a "serious violation of Resolution 1701.
North Vietnamese Army regulars were trying to knock out an ammunition dump with more than 1,000 tons of munitions less than 100 meters from the company perimeter.
Frontier Corp troops killed 52 militants, targeted five hideouts and destroyed an ammunition dump and eight vehicles in Chapri Feroze Khel in Khyber," a senior security official involved in the operation said.
Sunday's bombs hit an ammunition dump in the Barthana area, causing extensive damage.
He made inquiries and discovered that his grandfather's grave was in the Hagle Dump cemetery, apparently the site of a former ammunition dump - one of many cemeteries dotted around the countryside and immaculately kept by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam said over its TamilNet website that two of its aircraft had bombed the Palaly base and also hit ''a major ammunition dump.
In his book he recounted several of his experiences, including a comic incident when he arranged for a lorry to be nearby with its engine running ready to whisk him away from an ammunition dump he was blowing up.
Imagine how a Canadian of German origin would have been perceived if in Nazi uniform in 1944 this individual had taken orders to chain a Canadian prisoner as a human shield to a Nazi ammunition dump.
There was a large ammunition dump just outside Cleobury so it's quite possible.

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