effective blockade

  • 1 effective blockade — A blockade so effective as to make it dangerous in fact for vessels to attempt to enter the blockaded port; the question of effectiveness is not controlled by the number of the blockading force. One modern cruiser may suffice. 56 Am J1st War §… …

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  • 2 blockade — blockader, n. /blo kayd /, n., v., blockaded, blockading. n. 1. the isolating, closing off, or surrounding of a place, as a port, harbor, or city, by hostile ships or troops to prevent entrance or exit. 2. any obstruction of passage or progress:… …

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  • 3 blockade — An interdiction of commerce with a nation or people in that nation. 30 Am J Rev ed Internat L § 53. Blockades are maritime blockades, or blockades by both sea and land; and they may be either military or commercial, or may partake of the nature… …

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  • 4 Blockade of Wonsan — Part of the Korean War An explosion destroys North Korean supplies during the blockade of Wonsan …

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  • 5 Blockade — For other uses, see Blockade (disambiguation). An action during the British fleet s blockade of the French port of Toulon between 1810 and 1814, depicted by Thomas Luny …

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  • 6 blockade — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, total ▪ tight ▪ partial ▪ economic, military, naval …

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  • 7 Blockade of Germany — The blockade of Germany during World War I was a part of the First Battle of the Atlantic between Britain and Germany. About 750,000 German civilians died from starvation caused by the British blockade during the War. [ Die miserable Versorgung… …

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  • 8 Blockade of Africa — In 1807 Britain outlawed the slave trade, making it illegal for British ships to transport slaves. The British Navy immediately established a presence off Africa in order to enforce the ban, called the West Africa Squadron. Although the ban… …

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  • 9 effective — adj. 1 producing the result you want VERBS ▪ be, look, prove, seem ▪ make sth ▪ find sth ▪ We find advertising on the radio very effectiv …

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  • 10 Union blockade — Part of the American Civil War An 1861 cartoon map of the blockade, known as Winfield Scott …

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  • 11 Berlin Blockade — Operation Vittles redirects here. For the 1948 documentary film, see Operation Vittles (film). Berliners watching a C 54 land at Tempelhof Airport (1948) …

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  • 12 Pacific blockade — was a term invented by Hautefeuille, the French writer on international maritime law, to describe a blockade exercised by a great power for the purpose of bringing pressure to bear on a weaker state without actual war. That it is an act of… …

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  • 13 Capital Blockade — A form of economic sanction in which a country or a group of countries attempt to limit or entirely stop the amount of investment capital going into another country that is seen to be performing questionable actions. The main goal of a capital… …

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  • 14 Naval warfare of World War I — Naval warfare in World War I was mainly characterized by the efforts of the Allied Powers, with their larger fleets and surrounding position, to blockade the Central Powers by sea, and the efforts of the Central Powers to break that blockade or… …

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  • 15 Results of the War of 1812 — between the United Kingdom and the United States involved no geographical changes, with the exception of Carleton Island in the St. Lawrence River, which was captured by the United States and never returned, and no major policy changes. However… …

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  • 16 Neutralität — Neutralität, der völkerrechtliche Zustand, in welchem sich ein Staat befindet, welcher während eines Krieges keinem der kriegführenden Theile Beistand leistet. Der allgemeine Charakter dieses Verhältnisses beruht in dem Fortbestand aller Rechte… …

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  • 17 Battle of Hatteras Inlet Batteries — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Hatteras Inlet Batteries caption= Capture of the Forts at Cape Hatteras inlet Alfred R. Waud, artist, August 28 1861. partof=the American Civil War date=August 28 – August 29, 1861 place=North Carolina …

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  • 18 Battle of Lowestoft — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Lowestoft partof=the Second Anglo Dutch War caption= date=13 June 1665 place=near Lowestoft, England casus= territory= result=Decisive English Victory combatant1=flagicon|England England… …

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  • 19 Engagements on Lake Ontario — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Engagements on Lake Ontario partof=the War of 1812 caption= date=1812 1815 place=Lake Ontario result=Indecisive combatant1=United Kingdom combatant2=United States commander1=James Lucas Yeo commander2=Isaac… …

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  • 20 Samuel Francis Du Pont — 1867 68, oil on canvas National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC] Samuel Francis Du Pont (September 27, 1803 ndash; June 23, 1865) was an American naval officer who achieved the rank of Rear Admiral in the United States Navy, and a member of the… …

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