n. a military action of coordinated land and sea and air forces organized for an invasion; "MacArthur staged a massive amphibious landing behind enemy lines"
Usage examples of "amphibious landing".
Now instead of making an amphibious landing, we were en route to relieve a regimental combat team in the mountains northwest of Venafro.
Now they are expected to unload, sort, and combat-load their equipment and otherwise get set for an amphibious landing in twenty days.
That question, he thought, would have to be resolved before the next Marine amphibious landing.
As soon as the first-class seaman was assured that the sealant was holding the large box in place, he signaled his sailors to jet back to the amphibious landing ship.
For decades, they'd set their sights on an amphibious landing on Pearl Harbor.
He was, in fact, very near the route the Japanese were using to bring supplies and reinforcements to the Lingayen Gulf, where they had made their first amphibious landing in the Phillipines three days after they had taken out almost all of the Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor.
Three-Nine would make an amphibious landing north of the city, at a place called Red Beach One, move inland, and occupy Hill 327, which dominated the base from the west.
THE ORIGINAL IDEA WAS THEY WOULD MAKE AN AMPHIBIOUS LANDING AT WONSAN, AND THEN STRIKE BACK ACROSS THE PENINSULA, TOWARD PYONGYANG, CUTTING OFF THE RETREATING NORTH KOREANS.
There's always an attack out of Bulgaria, or an amphibious landing in the Crimea, or even a straight push west around the top of the Caspian, but none of them are anything like as favorable….
The Navy is in fact conducting an amphibious landing exercise off Jamaica.
Like its namesake in seagoing amphibious landing ships of ancient Earth-bound navies, the well deck was located in the lower, forward part of the ship's hull—.
Unlike its predecessors, the well deck didn't open to the seas to let water in so amphibious landing craft could float out.
Like its namesake in seagoing amphibious landing ships of ancient Earth-bound navies, the well deck was located in the lower, forward part of the ship'.