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Naval and overseas operations

From The Great War 1914-1918

The Naval and Overseas Operations comprises operations on the seas[1] and in Colonial and Overseas theatres such as America etc.[2]


  1. Except where carried out in combination with troops on land; in this case the event comes under the front concerned, for example, a combined bombardment of the Belgian coast from the sea and land would fall under the Western Front.
  2. Lord Edward Gleichen (1918–1920). Chronology of the War. Volume Volume I, 1914–1915. Constable & Company, London. p.7.

Glossary of words and phrases

The above term is listed in our glossary of words and phrases of the Armed Forces of Great Britain during the Great War. Included are trench slang, service terms, expressions in everyday use, nicknames, the titles and origins of British and Commonwealth Regiments, and warfare in general. These words and phrases are contemporary to the war, which is reflected in the language used. They have been transcribed from three primary sources (see Contents). Feel free to expand upon and improve this content.
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