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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IN September 1917, Cyril Gourley was awarded a Military Medal for conspicuous gallantry for putting out a fire at an ammunition dump.
The facility was once used as an ammunition dump and now repairs Humvees and other military vehicles.
The ammunition dump was also discovered in Baghdad, as the spokesman said.
Addressing senior Amal/Hizbullah figures and supporters at Bouday Husayniyya mosque today, the cleric defended party holding onto its arms and the (exploded ammunition dump) as being solely destined for national defense purposes and, by extrapolation Yazbek defended an Assad regime presumably embattled by American-led/ Israeli conspiracy.
Century-old ammunition dump in Taiwan opened to media
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." Security Council Resolution 1701, which ended the 33-day war in 2006 between Israel and Hizbullah, banned all unauthorized weapons between the Litani River and the UN Blue Line.
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 air raid in the Matta district of Swat killed a senior fighter closely associated with Maulana Fazlullah, a leading pro-Taliban leader, a security official said on Sunday.
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.
But now David has found out that the locals were actually glad he blew up the building because the hated Nazi occupiers were using it as an ammunition dump.

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