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  Operation Neptune - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Operation Neptune refers to the landing phase of Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Normandy.
Operation Overlord was the codename for the Allied invasion of north-west Europe.
The assault phase of Operation Overlord was known as Operation Neptune.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Operation_Neptune   (634 words)

 operation neptune
Operation Neptune was implemented as a direct response to outcries from coastal communities, environmental organisations and community policing forums along the southwest coast that the poaching in their areas needed to be addressed.
As a result, Operation Neptune was considered a special task force that incorporated both police and fisheries personnel, with additional assistance from the army, navy and locally based organisations (such as municipal law enforcement officers, conservation agents and Seawatch).
Neptune annoyed the poachers and now that the Operation was terminated, it was perceived that the poachers were more determined than before to ‘rape the coast’.
web.uct.ac.za /depts/sjrp/publicat/neptune.htm   (5024 words)

 Encyclopedia: Operation Tonga   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
During World War II, Operation Tonga was the codename given to the British airborne landings on the night of 5 June 1944 in support of the invasion of northern France (Operation Overlord).
During World War II, Operation Tonga was part of the British airborne landings on the night of 5 June, 1944 in support of the invasion of northern France (Operation Overlord).
As part of Operation Overlord the British 6th Airborne Division was to be airlanded on the eastern flank of the landing area, around the River Orne and to the east of the town of Caen.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Operation-Tonga   (576 words)

 Airborne, Enemy Clash in Operation Neptune - DefendAmerica News Article
The operation began with a dawn raid on a village suspected of harboring enemy militants.
By evening, the first convoys were beginning to make the trek back north to their forward operating base when the militia forces struck again.
The second improvised explosive device attack occurred on the highway to Wardak during a late-night ambush by approximately seven militants using small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades.
www.defendamerica.mil /articles/aug2005/a081605la1.html   (599 words)

 Encyclopædia Britannica's Guide to Normandy 1944
The “Neptune” Initial Joint Plan is frequently referred to as the “Montgomery plan” because it is the only order for the Normandy Invasion issued by General Bernard Montgomery, commander of the Twenty-first Army Group, the Allied expeditionary ground forces at the time of the invasion.
It is not an isolated operation, but is part of a large strategic plan designed to bring about the total defeat of Germany by means of heavy and concerted assaults upon German-occupied Europe from the United Kingdom, the Mediterranean, and Russia.
Operation “Point-Blank” is our main means of achieving this and will be maintained to the maximum extent possible, taking into account the preliminary requirements of “Neptune”.
www.britannica.com /dday/article-9400219   (2085 words)

 Operation Neptune
Once you've collected the canisters and broken their security codes, you not only will reveal the discoveries made by the scientists and astronauts on the space mission but may also learn whether the toxins at the crash site are linked to the canisters or are just a coincidence.
The arcade portion places you in command of the Neptune, a small deep-sea submarine equipped with a sophisticated on-board computer and the capability of grabbing small objects from the ocean floor.
Part of the challenge in piloting the Neptune is in using these currents to slip past obstacles and retrieve parts of the wreckage.
www.atarimagazines.com /compute/issue139/84_Operation_Neptune.php   (1130 words)

 HyperWar: Administrative History of U.S. Naval Forces in Europe, 1940-1946 [Chapter III, Part III]
Naval parties, capable of operating the beaches, artificial harbors and captured ports, were organized in advance of the operation; during the assault phase, they were established ashore, under the appropriate basic and assault force commanders.
Operational responsibility for the conduct of the operation within the "assault area" was delegated to the Allied Naval Commander-in-Chief.
All operations and movements within their commands must be coordinated so as to give immediate effect to the requirements of the Allied Naval Commander-in-Chief as set out in his plan and operation orders, and communicated by him at the time.
www.ibiblio.org /hyperwar/USN/rep/Normandy/ComNavEu/ComNavEu-213.html   (2851 words)

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First Army NEPTUNE Plan was issued on 25 February, V Corps' plan on 26 March, and that of the 1st Infantry Division on 16 April.
The troops used a scheme of maneuver closely similar to that of the NEPTUNE plans, and the concentration and embarkation took place in areas soon to be used for NEPTUNE mounting.
That part of the stretch regarded as suitable for landing operations was about 7,000 yards long, on a shore which curves landward in a very slight crescent and is backed with bluffs which merge into the cliffs at either end of the sector.
www.ibiblio.org /pub/academic/history/marshall/military/wwii/D-Day/omaha.beach/omaha_1.txt   (10263 words)

 Operation Neptune: Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Operation Neptune bills itself as a "deep-sea adventure that builds pre-algebra and problem-solving skills." As you scour the ocean floor in your submarine, you must answer messages from the surface ship or the onboard computer.
Operation Neptune contains many features that research shows appeals to boys, including time pressure (in the combination lock puzzle), challenging hand-eye coordination (using the arrow keys to direct the submarine around), and some violence, in the form of shooting without killing.
In a seven-week study where children were free to choose among eight games, Operation Neptune was very popular with both girls and boys.
www.terc.edu /mathequity/gw/html/NeptuneReview.html   (1131 words)

 IOL: Operation Neptune staff call it a day
The anti-poaching police unit Operation Neptune has withdrawn from the southern Cape Coast, leaving a major gap in the authorities' fight against skyrocketing perlemoen poaching.
After conflicting reports by the police and Marine and Coastal Management (MCM) last week about whether Operation Neptune would remain operational during the crucial summer months until Operation Trident could be implemented, Operation Neptune staff at Gansbaai held a farewell braai on Monday and their offices are now empty.
Operation Neptune is funded by MCM, which said last week it had paid the police to run the operation until the end of March.
www.iol.co.za /index.php?set_id=1&click_id=14&art_id=vn20041202041515454C176608   (433 words)

 Operation Neptune on CD-ROM from CDAccess.com
By providing a solid math and problem-solving foundation with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios, and percentages, Operation Neptune will give you a great head start for algebra.
"Don't be intimidated by The Learning Company's claim that Operation Neptune 'builds pre-algebra and problem-solving skills.' Your children will be so busy solving the mystery of the ocean's toxic levels they'll scarcely realize they're doing math, let alone algebra."
"Operation Neptune is a refreshing change from mind-numbing drill-and-practice programs.
www.cdaccess.com /html/shared/neptune.htm   (628 words)

 Archaeological Remote Sensing Survey of Operation Neptune
Dubbed Operation Overlord, Winston S. Churchill called this "the most difficult and complicated operation to ever take place." Yet, for all the difficulties and all the German advantages, the Allies successfully exercised a decisive edge, the control of the sea and air, which gave them unprecedented mobility.
Operational constraints encountered within the project area included: 1) tidal predictions; 2) current velocity; 3) partially awash and submerged obstructions; 4) turbidity and plankton; and 5) fouling and entanglement hazards.
Unexploded Ordnance encountered during the FS 2001 season included numerous shell casings typically found lying against the outside of the sunken Sherman M4s, reams of small arms ammunition lying exposed on the seabed and one glass ampoule containing either acid (fuse) or iodine (medicinal) (Figure 4).
www.history.navy.mil /branches/org12-7k.htm   (1567 words)

 Saving Private Ryan: Operation Overlord
Operation Overlord was the code name used for the Allied attack on German-occupied Northern France in the summer of 1944.
The seaborne aspects of Operation Overlord were known as Operation Neptune, and involved the embarkation of the troops, their transport across the English Channel, and their landings at Normandy.
Needing full moonlight for the paratrooper operations and a rising tide to assist the landing craft, the Overlord planners were restricted to the days of June 5th through June 7th.
www.sproe.com /o/overlord.html   (1401 words)

 Operation Neptune (Espionage) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For other Operations called Neptune, go to Operation Neptune
In 1964 as part of Operation Neptune the Czech intelligence apparatus publicly claimed to have discovered Nazi-era intelligence files hidden beneath the surface of a lake.
The supposed find was alleged to reveal the names of a large number of spies controlled by the Nazis in Eastern Europe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Operation_Neptune_(Espionage)   (135 words)

 What is NEPTUNE?
The goal of the NEPTUNE project is to establish a regional cabled observatory in the northeast Pacific Ocean.
NEPTUNE Canada, based at the University of Victoria, has already received Canadian Federal and Provincial funding to build the northern third of the network.
NEPTUNE U.S. will seek funding through the National Science Foundation's Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI), which is now slated to begin in Fall 2007.
www.neptune.washington.edu /pub/whats_neptune/whats_neptune.html   (1278 words)

 Stories - Operation Neptune
If time and circumstances permit, it is hoped to keep a personal record of events in "Operation Neptune", the naval side of the invasion of Europe to be forwarded when censorship regulations allow.
The object of Operation Neptune is for the Allies to secure a lodgment on the continent of Europe from which operations can be undertaken.
It is a combined operation, carried out by the Navies, Armies, and Air Forces of Great Britain and the United States, all under the command of General Eisenhower.
www.jproc.ca /r17/neptune.html   (9460 words)

 Operation Neptune   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Operation Neptune pulls together a series of aquatic challenges for a summer camp "funoree", a swim meet at the "Y", a camporee or jamboree, or a pool party.
You may want to design a "Neptune Scroll" to award the winning team when scores from all events have been tallied.
Water fun at summer camp needn't be restricted to a full-scale meet like Operation Neptune.
www.chsscout.net /rescenter/docs/printing/neptune.html   (1539 words)

 IOL: Operation Neptune back in full swing
Police appear set to continue with the anti-poaching unit Operation Neptune in the Southern Cape until the end of March.
But Shaheen Moolla, chief director of compliance at MCM, said he had written confirmation from the SAPS "at director level" that the new call-ups for Neptune were in place and that the project would operate until March.
Operation Neptune pulled out of our area from Rooi Els to Kleinmond in October and since then the poaching here has doubled." - Environment Writer.
www.iol.co.za /index.php?set_id=1&click_id=14&art_id=vn20041126041954787C874333   (521 words)

 Royal Navy: The Royal Navy & Operation Neptune
The Royal Navy’s role in Operation Neptune- the assault phase of Operation Overlord- the liberation of North-West Europe is well summarised in Admiral Ramsay’s order to all the Allied naval forces under his command:
The fulfilment of this task required a wide range of operations, which closely align with the Royal Navy’s current capabilities and vision of the future.
Success in the Battle of the Atlantic, the joint (multi-service) and combined (multi-nation) campaign, which endured for the entire war and was led by the Royal Navy, was essential if Britain was to survive as a base for the assault on Europe.
www.royal-navy.mod.uk /static/pages/6878.html   (321 words)

 OPERATION NEPTUNE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Allied naval forces in the NEPTUNE operation, commanded by Admiral Sir Bertram H. Ramsay, faced a task of primary importance.
The ground forces in the Normandy operation were led by Gen. Sir Bernard L. Montgomery, commanding 21 Army Group.
General Montgomery's intention after the initial beachheads were secured, was to hold in the area south and east of Caen while the First U. Army meantime maneuvered to cut of the Cotentin peninsula and capture Cherbourg.
www.armedforces.net /Detailed/947.html   (2749 words)

Consequently the history of the invasion of France and the subsequent beach operations which permitted Allied troops to burst from their bridgehead and advance east is long and complicated.
What follows is a record of the training of American troops in Great Britain for the landing operation, the preliminary assault landings in the Mediterranean, the mounting of American troops for the Normandy landings, the beach assault, and the establishing and operating of the two American beaches in France—OMAHA and UTAH.
It should be taken as an indication of the effect that the Mediterranean operations had upon planning and training for the Normandy operation.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/documents/wwii/beaches/bchs-fm.htm   (1334 words)

 RELEASE #r023-02   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Operation NEPTUNE SHIELD allows the Coast Guard to work with existing resources to conduct Homeland Security duties while also returning to a sustainable balance with other missions such as counter-drug, migrant interdiction and fisheries patrols.
This unique operating agreement allows Navy and Coast Guard forces to share a common tactical picture and synthesize information and resources needed to protect the largest concentration of naval ships in the world.
Under Operation NEPTUNE SHIELD, the Coast Guard is also returning some ships, aircraft and people to important counter-drug, fisheries and migrant interdiction missions to help ensure the national and economic security and viability of the Marine Transportation System.
www.uscg.mil /d5/news/2002/r023_02.html   (800 words)

 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Operation Neptune -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Operation Neptune referred to Allied naval operations in support of Operation Overlord.
Operation Neptune included two major elements: Operation Gambit and Operation Maple.
Kids.net.au - Search engine for kids, children, educators and teachers - Searching sites designed for kids that are child safe and clean.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/op/Operation_Neptune   (87 words)

 Frontier College Press - On The Margins - Page 61   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Operation Neptune (CD-ROM) is an action-filled undersea adventure.
Students solve math problems while operating of a high-tech submarine.
Arithmetic operations involve the addition, subtraction, division and multiplication of whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages.
www.nald.ca /fulltext/Margins/page61.htm   (199 words)

 Stalingrad Battle; von Paulus 6th Army; Operation Uranus; Neptune; von Manstein
Eventually Operation Blue was suspended to provide more troops for the siege, and the original launch date in May was cancelled.
The re-enforcement operations simply switched to moving during the night, thereby eliminating the airborne threat.
In January the Red Army launched Operation Neptune, another massive attack from the northern flank, this time against the Italian 8th Army located just to the west of the former Romanian positions.
www.battle-fleet.com /pw/his/stalingrad.htm   (3018 words)

 Comments and Criticism on Operation NEPTUNE
(1) The weather and the roughness of the sea was such on June 6th that the operation should have been postponed another twenty-four hours.
With a calmer sea many of the Amphibious tanks and Dukws lost would have made the beach and helped in the assault of the strong points.
An exact method of pin pointing targets for aerial bombing and naval artillery in the assault phase of such operations must be developed.
www.warchronicle.com /16th_infantry/officialrecords_wwii/neptunecrit.htm   (722 words)

 Educational Software Evaluation
Again, I'm not familiar enough with the developmental stages of kids to truly evaluate whether Operation Neptune is appropriate, but I know I enjoy it.
However, every so often, in order to continue the game, the player has to do some type of math problem dealing with the Neptune mission: for example, determine how many quadrants have been searched by looking at a grid with part of it filled in, or adjusting the depth by adding or subtracting feet.
I've played Operation Neptune for half an hour at a time just trying to make it to higher levels.
www.u.arizona.edu /~aparker/neptune.html   (359 words)

 Operation Neptune   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Learning Company's Operation Neptune software package teaches kids math and problem-solving skills.
This exciting program helps players develop skills in pre-algebra and problem solving via a series of adventures as they navigate the hazards of the sea, interpret data they find in charts and maps and solve problems relating to area, volume and distance.
Kids can work at their own speed; there's no penalty for taking extra time to solve math word problems.
software-blowouts.com /opnep.html   (301 words)

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