Belleau Wood

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a World War I battle in northwestern France where the Allies defeated the Germans in 1918

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In one day, more Marines fell at Belleau Wood than had died in the history of the Marine Corps to date.
The tension goes all the way back to Belleau Wood in World War I, the spot where the Marines blocked Ludendorff's offensive and the German drive for Paris.
USS Tarawa (LHA 1), USS Saipan (LHA 2) and USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3), appropriately bearing the names of battles where Marines achieved significant victories, stood their watches through multiple deployments.
When our soldiers carried Parkerized steel battle rifles to victory at Belleau Wood, Iwo Jima and Inchon, and when hunters stocked meat in their freezers with Savage 99s, Remington 760s and Winchester Model 70s.
READY TO ADVANCE: US Marines Brigadier General Larry Nicholson addresses US Marines at Belleau Wood outpost outside Marjah before the advance in Afghanistan''s Helmand province yesterday.
The author was assigned to USS Belleau Wood (LHA-3) when he wrote this story.
Saipan (LHA 2), decommissioned 20 April 2001 and transferred to the inactive fleet, and Belleau Wood (LHA 3) decommissioned 13 October 2005 and was sunk on 13 July 2006 during a RIMPAC exercise.
Marine Private Roscoe Temple fights in all the major battles from Belleau Wood to the Argonne Forest.
The French were able to rally their troops and counter-attack and the Americans finally joined the battle, claiming their first victory of the war at Belleau Wood.
In a huge step toward implementing a common messaging solution for warfighters afloat and ashore, the Naval Modular Automated Communication Systems (NAVMACS II)/Single Messaging Solution (SMS) Phase II was installed on the USS Belleau Wood (LHA-3) and underwent initial fleet evaluation during October 2003 sea trials.
Navy during World War II and served on the aircraft carrier USS Belleau Wood.
It was developed by Laurence Stallings, a former Marine who lost a leg at Belleau Wood and who based the film's events on many of his own experiences.
A similar problem was found a few days later in a CH-46 deployed aboard the amphibious assault ship Belleau Wood in the Persian Gulf area.