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** Operation Ocean Shield, from 2009 ( Gulf of Aden ) – 230 soldiers
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** Axis & Allies: while playing as the Axis powers in campaign mode ( which has the Axis powers winning the war ), Operation Sea Lion is the mission following the failed invasion of Normandy.
** Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain and Operation Sea Lion, GDW ( 1982 ), boardgame: part of GDW's Europa system.
** Vietnam War: Operation Pierce Arrow – Aircraft from carriers USS Ticonderoga and USS Constellation bomb North Vietnam in retaliation for strikes against U. S. destroyers in the Gulf of Tonkin.
** Operation Grapple: At Malden Island in the Pacific, Britain tests its first hydrogen bomb, which fails to detonate properly.
** WWII: The 27th Polish Home Army Infantry Division is re-created, marking the start of Operation Tempest by the Polish Home Army.
** Operation Bagration: A general attack by Soviet forces clears the German forces from Belarus, resulting in the destruction of German Army Group Centre, possibly the greatest defeat of the Wehrmacht during WWII.
** British forces launch Operation Goodwood, an armoured offensive aimed at driving the Germans from the high ground to the south of Caen.
** WWII – Operation Varsity: Two airborne divisions capture bridges across the Rhine River to aid the Allied advance.
** Operation Manna: British Lancaster bombers drop food into the Netherlands to prevent the starvation of the civilian population.
** Nuclear testing: In the first underwater test of the atomic bomb, the surplus USS Saratoga is sunk near Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean, when the United States detonates the Baker device during Operation Crossroads.
** and Ocean
** international: country code-56 ; submarine cables provide links to the US and to Central and South America ; satellite earth stations-2 Intelsat ( Atlantic Ocean ) ( 2007 )
** international: country code-82 ; 10 fiber-optic submarine cables-1 Korea-Russia-Japan, 1 Korea-Japan-Hong Kong, 3 Korea-Japan-China, 1 Korea-Japan-China-Europe, 1 Korea-Japan-China-US-Taiwan, 1 Korea-Japan-China, 1 Korea-Japan-Hong Kong-Taiwan, 1 Korea-Japan ; satellite earth stations-3 Intelsat ( 1 Pacific Ocean and 2 Indian Ocean ) and 3 Inmarsat ( 1 Pacific Ocean and 2 Indian Ocean )
** Ocean track, in flight planning, the path of an aircraft as determined by heading, slip, and wind effects
** Apollo program: Apollo 12 astronauts Charles Conrad and Alan Bean land at Oceanus Procellarum (" Ocean of Storms "), becoming the third and fourth humans to walk on the Moon.
** American adventurer Richard Halliburton delivers a last message from a Chinese junk, before he disappears on a voyage across the Pacific Ocean.
** Twenty-four ships are sunk by German bombers and submarines after Convoy PQ 17 to the Soviet Union is scattered in the Arctic Ocean to evade the German battleship Tirpitz.
** An Aeroperú Boeing 757 crashes into the Pacific Ocean when the instruments fail just after takeoff from Lima Airport, killing all 70 on board.
** Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961 is hijacked, then crashes into the Indian Ocean off the coast of Comoros after running out of fuel, killing 125.
** Steve Fossett lands in Leader, Saskatchewan, Canada, becoming the first person to make a solo flight across the Pacific Ocean in a balloon.