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The Allied fleet then sailed to the Thracian Chersonese, still held by the Persians, and besieged and captured the town of Sestos.
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The Allied fleet defeated the demoralized remnants of the Persian fleet in the Battle of Mycale — on the same day as Plataea, according to tradition.
* 1943 – World War II: An Allied invasion fleet sails for Sicily ( Operation Husky, July 10, 1943 ).
The Spartans claimed the command of land forces, and since the Greek ( hereafter referred to as " Allied ") fleet would be dominated by Athens, Themistocles tried to claim command of the naval forces.
Thus, in August 480 BC, when the Persian army was approaching Thessaly, the Allied fleet sailed to Artemisium, and the Allied army marched to Thermopylae.
From Artemisium, the Allied fleet sailed to the island of Salamis, where the Athenian ships helped with the final evacuation of Athens.
Xerxes's actions indicate that he was keen to finish the conquest of Greece in 480 BC, and to do this, he needed a decisive victory over the Allied fleet.
Since it was his long-standing advocacy of Athenian naval power which enabled the Allied fleet to fight at all, and it was his stratagem that brought about the Battle of Salamis, it is probably not an exaggeration to say, as Plutarch does, that Themistocles " is thought to have been the man most instrumental in achieving the salvation of Hellas ".
At the decisive Battle of Plataea, the Allies destroyed the Persian army, whilst apparently on the same day, the Allied navy destroyed the remnants of the Persian fleet at the Battle of Mycale.
To block the Persian advance, a small force of Greeks blocked the pass of Thermopylae, while an Athenian-dominated Allied navy engaged the Persian fleet in the nearby straits of Artemisium.
The simultaneous Battle of Artemisium was up to that point a stalemate ; however, when news of Thermopylae reached them, the Allied fleet also retreated, since holding the straits of Artemisium was now a moot point.
The Allied fleet now sailed from Artemisium to Salamis to assist with the final evacuation of Athens ; en route Themistocles left inscriptions addressed to the Ionian Greek crews of the Persian fleet on all springs of water that they might stop at, asking them to defect to the Allied cause.
This strategy was flawed, however, unless the Allied fleet was able to prevent the Persian fleet from transporting troops across the Saronic Gulf.
This was exactly the kind of news that Xerxes wanted to hear ; that the Athenians might be willing to submit to him, and that he would be able to destroy the rest of the Allied fleet.
Herodotus reports that there were 378 triremes in the Allied fleet, and then breaks the numbers down by city state ( as indicated in the table ).
The concentration of the German fleet in Norway served three purposes ; namely as a threat to Anglo-American convoys carrying supplies around the North Cape to the Soviet Union, to deter an Allied invasion of Norway and as a fleet in being that tied down British warships at Scapa Flow that might otherwise be deployed in the Battle of the Atlantic.
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Allied Arts then notified us that the Kirov would cut short its Los Angeles booking, fly here to open Nov. 28, and close Dec. 2.
All of Greece except the Peloponnesus thus having fallen into Persian hands, the Persians then seeking to destroy the Allied navy once and for all, suffered a decisive defeat at the Battle of Salamis.
Savoy would then serve as a gateway into France by way of the mountain passes or, alternatively, an invasion with naval support along the Mediterranean coast via Nice and Toulon in connection with redoubled Allied efforts in Spain.
This was potentially dangerous for the Allied infantry who would then be at the mercy of the Elector ’ s Bavarian and Walloon squadrons patiently waiting on the plateau for the order to move.
From then until the end of the war in Europe on May 8, 1945, Eisenhower through SHAEF had command of all Allied forces, and through his command of ETOUSA, administrative command of all U. S. forces, on the Western Front north of the Alps.
The Allied troops then moved across the Alma River on 20 September 1854 at the battle of Alma and set siege to the fort of Sevastopol.
The Klaipėda Convention was approved by the League Council on 14 March 1924, and then by the Allied powers and Lithuania.
Napoleon then sends a diversionary infantry attack against Wellington's right flank — the Chateau of Hougoumont — with the view to stretch the Allied line and to " see the quality of this English aristocrat ".
Following the Potsdam Conference agreements the Soviets and then Polish administration expelled most of those Warmia Germans remaining to Western part of Germany under the Allied rule, unless in the Polish voivodeship they declared themselves Polish speakers.
As 1944 began the frontrunners for the Republican nomination appeared to be Wendell Willkie, the party's 1940 candidate, Senator Robert Taft of Ohio, the leader of the party's conservatives, New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey, the leader of the party's powerful, moderate eastern establishment, General Douglas MacArthur, then serving as an Allied commander in the Pacific theater of the war, and former Minnesota Governor Harold Stassen, then serving as a U. S. naval officer in the Pacific.
In November 1942, following Allied landings in North Africa ( Operation Torch ), the Germans occupied all of Provence ( Operation Attila ) and then headed for Toulon ( Case Anton ).
Another example is the Allied re-designation of German POWs ( under the protection of the Geneva conventions ) into Disarmed Enemy Forces ( allegedly unprotected by the Geneva conventions ), many of which then were used for forced labor such as clearing minefields.
In the following months, plans for eighteen airborne operations had been drafted but then cancelled at short notice, mostly when the rapidly moving Allied ground forces overran the intended drop zones.
Luckily, they then happened upon The Great Xigu Arsenal, a hidden Qing munitions cache of which the Allied Powers had had no knowledge until then.
De jure, the German Reich did not cease to exist in 1945, but after four years of Allied occupation, three German states were formed inside of Germany as a whole in 1949: the Federal Republic of Germany ( then commonly known as West Germany ) in the former U. S., and British zones of occupation, the Saar in French zone, until 1957, when it joined the FRG, and the German Democratic Republic ( East Germany ) in the former Soviet Zone.
The computer game Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 references this in a video regarding the Allied Chronosphere, in which footage is shown of a ship disappearing then reappearing seconds later.
Weygand then oversaw the creation of the Weygand line, an early application of the Hedgehog tactic ; however, by this point the situation was untenable, with most of the Allied forces trapped in Belgium.
On 11 July 1947 the Ermland chapter, residing in the Allied Bizone, then elected Provost Arthur Kather ( 1883 – 1957 ), officiating before his exile at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Elbing ( today's Elbląg ), capitular vicar, as provided by canon law in case of sede vacante.
Axis forces pushed on to Sbeitla and then to the Kasserine Pass on 19 February where the US II Corps retreated in disarray until heavy Allied reinforcements halted the Axis advance on 22 February.
On 14 May, German Army Group A burst through the Ardennes and advanced rapidly to the west toward Sedan, then turned northward to the English Channel, in what Generalfeldmarschall Erich von Manstein called the " Sickle Cut " ( known as " Plan Yellow " or the Manstein Plan ), effectively flanking the Allied forces.
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Perhaps overconfident and expecting no resistance, the Persian navy sailed into the Straits, only to find that, far from disintegrating, the Allied navy was ready for battle.
Flying a French flag as a ruse of war, the SM U-73 sailed past British warships and torpedoed two Allied troopships and a British man-of-war.
Thus, in August 480 BC, after hearing of Xerxes's approach, a small Allied army led by the Spartan king Leonidas I blocked the Pass of Thermopylae, whilst an Athenian-dominated navy sailed to the Straits of Artemisium.
After the victory at Mycale, the Allied fleet sailed to the Hellespont to break down the pontoon bridges, but found that this was already done.
Moreover, the Germans had bases along the length of Norway, which meant, until escort carriers became available, Allied convoys had to be sailed through these areas without adequate defense against aircraft and submarine attack.
Shortly after Mycale, the Allied fleet sailed to the Hellespont to break down the pontoon bridges, but found that this had already been done.
The Allied fleet sailed north to Cape Artemisium once it became known that the Persian army was advancing along the coast past Mount Olympus, probably around late July or the beginning of August.
If the Persians sailed around the outer, eastern side of Euboea, they could head straight to Attica, and thereby cut off the Allied fleet's line of retreat.
Thus, in August 480 BC, after hearing of Xerxes ' approach, a small Allied army led by Spartan King Leonidas I blocked the Pass of Thermopylae, while an Athenian-dominated navy sailed to the Straits of Artemisium.
Allied convoys were not seriously disrupted ; most convoys sailed according to schedule, and there was no diminution of supplies to Britain.
Torrington sailed from the Nore already convinced the French would be stronger – much of the Royal Navy had been diverted to protect their maritime commerce from privateers, and the Allied fleet now only had 56 English and Dutch ships of the line, totalling 4, 153 guns, to Tourville's fleet of 4, 600 guns.
Hostilities did not end for the 17th King's on 11 November ; the battalion had sailed for Murmansk, Russia, in October as part of an Allied intervention force assembled to support the " White " forces in their civil war against the Bolsheviks.