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.
In June 1894 the track went into liquidation, but reopened six years later as a jumps-only circuit and thrived until its closure in 1915, whereupon it became a vast ammunition dump overseen by the War Office.
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.
Pakistani has bombed a pro-Taliban group's hideout in northwestern Swat valley, killing a commander and at least 30 fighters and destroying an ammunition dump.
The two rebel leaders killed in the air strike were closely associated with pro-Taleban religious leader Maulana Fazlullah, a security official said, adding an ammunition dump at the hideout had exploded.
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.
The former Nato ammunition dump will become Derwent Forest.
Chad Johnson, who two years ago quarterbacked Army to a victory over rival Navy, is a second lieutenant stationed in Iraq in charge of a 37-man rifle platoon that does night patrols, searches out explosive devices, guards an ammunition dump and is routinely under enemy fire.

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