Coral Sea


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  • noun

Synonyms for Coral Sea

an arm of the South Pacific to the northeast of Australia

a Japanese defeat in World War II (May 1942)

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With the highly successful deployment of the first SAIC ETD DART in the Coral Sea in September 2010, commercial availability of the system now provides an important option when deciding on a tsunami assessment buoy capability," said Tom Baybrook, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.
Forget sharks and stingrays - trees are the really scary monsters of the Coral Sea.
The near-pristine reefs, which lie in the Coral Sea outside the Great Barrier Reef, attract divers from around the world.
The Coral Sea action resulted from a Japanese amphibious operation intended to capture Port Moresby, located on New Guinea's southeastern coast.
Despite his successes leading carrier forces that won WWII battles against the odds at Coral Sea, Midway, and the Eastern Solomons, by 1950, Vice Admiral Frank Jack Fletcher was portrayed as a bungler who failed to relieve Wake Island in December 1941 and who abandoned the Marines at Guadalcanal.
The Coral Sea map will be unlocked as part of a worldwide community challenge, where players will work together to reach 43M kills on both Xbox LIVE and the PlayStation Network.
In 2011 I decided my Christmas present to my Mum would be a dive trip for both of us with Mike Ball, to Osprey Reef on the Coral Sea.
Other post-war assignments include the battleship USS Wisconsin, USS Coral Sea and USS Everglades, and shore duty assignments at the Aviation Supply Office and General Stores Supply Office, Philadelphia, Naval Air Station Midway Island, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Va.
Mr Abdullahi, who has since died, told police in 1988 that at the time of the murder he had been helping to carry out urgent repairs to the Coral Sea, berthed in Barry Docks.
Colin and Madeleine Yates, of Manchester, paid pounds 800 each for an all-inclusive break at the Coral Sea Hotel at Hurghada in Egypt after it was said to have "sands dipping into the Red Sea".
The first day of the carrier battle of Coral Sea, May 7, 1942, saw the Americans searching for carriers they knew were present and the Japanese looking for ones they feared might be in the area.
The author also writes about the unusual experience of VMA(AW)-224, flying A-6s from Coral Sea (CV 43) in 1972.
4, Coral Sea, Midway, and Submarine Actions: May 1942--August 1942; Vol.
If there is one absolute to being a good skipper, I would say it's that I never ask my crew to do anything I wouldn't do myself,'' said federally licensed ship's master Frank Ursitti, whose 60-foot Oxnard-based charter vessel, the Coral Sea, serves as an education and research platform.
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