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Quotes of naval

  1. My observations of Japanese naval fighting men, their abilities and equipment led me to believe that they gave a better account of themselves than we did. – Jack Adams
  2. Because my father was often absent on naval duty, my mother suffered me to do much as I pleased. – John James Audubon
  3. There are in most states one or two ministers of war, one of whom is the minister of naval affairs. – Fredrik Bajer
  4. But Canada remains a crucial partner in this global war on terrorism, and we are grateful for that. Canadian naval vessels, aircraft and military personnel continue anti -terrorist operations in the Persian Gulf. – Paul Cellucci
  5. So popular is the naval service the only embarrassment is that men volunteer so rapidly we have to work overtime to give them hardy, adequate housing and proper training. – Josephus Daniels
  6. And then, when I went into the Navy, there was no choice. You took about half of the hours during your naval training as naval courses and the other half were engineering. – Daniel J. Evans
  7. Competition in armament, both land and naval is not only a terrible burden upon the people, but I believe it to be one of the greatest menaces to the peace of the world. – Frank B. Kellogg
  8. I do not hesitate to say that the limitation on naval craft between the great naval powers was too high. – Frank B. Kellogg
  9. I know of no more important subject to the peace of Europe and the world than the reasonable reduction of armaments, especially in Europe, and of naval armaments throughout the world. – Frank B. Kellogg
  10. There are but few naval powers, but there are many land powers. – Frank B. Kellogg
  11. Later, after flying in the Navy for four or five years, spending some time on an aircraft carrier, I applied to and was accepted in a program where I went to graduate school first and then to the Naval Test Pilots School. – Mark Kelly
  12. The Halifax area has long played a major role in Canada's military operations, being the port of departure for convoys, naval task forces and army units over the past 100 years or so. – Alex Morrison
  13. The main American naval forces were shifted to the Pacific region and an American admiral made a strong declaration to the effect that if war were to break out between Japan and the United States, the Japanese navy could be sunk in a matter of weeks. – Hideki Tojo

Usage examples for naval

  1. I compliment you on your naval tactics: our next meeting will be on land. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. Between Mr. Brown and the fresh- faced naval boy, Mr. Ellerton sat little Olwen Howel- Jones, enjoying herself without disguise and looking her very best. – The Disturbing Charm by Berta Ruck
  3. The 4. 7- inch naval guns and the 5 in. – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  4. On the ground of his being a man brave against the enemy in many land and naval battles? – The Orations of Lysias by Lysias
  5. Take this badge, he concluded, it is a private token of a Japanese naval officer. – In the Yellow Sea by Henry Frith
  6. But the point is, Joe, that just one day before the Moonship does take off, the United Nations will be informed that it is a United States naval vessel. – Space Tug by Murray Leinster
  7. They learned from them to build ships, organise naval forces, advance in trade, and live in towns; they used the northern words for the parts of a ship, and the streets of a town. – Irish Nationality by Alice Stopford Green
  8. The author is the daughter of one naval officer and the wife of another. – Throckmorton by Molly Elliot Seawell
  9. Then: " Hold on, man, you're bleeding," said W. Keyse's Sergeant, an old Naval Brigade man. – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  10. I was then fourteen and a half years of age, and that gave me, therefore, three years and a half in which to prepare myself for the naval academy, consequently I had time to do it thoroughly and properly. – The Story of a Child by Pierre Loti
  11. " No. I belong to the Naval and Military. – The Red Planet by William J. Locke
  12. I declare to you that on no service wherein I have been engaged have I found any situation equally arduous as that of Algeziras, nor have known any in the naval history of my country. – Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez. Vol II by Sir John Ross
  13. He got an extension of the noon hour and hurried down to the naval recruiting office. – Love, The Fiddler by Lloyd Osbourne
  14. For your first endeavour should be to prevent, if possible, the existence of any naval power except your own; failing this, to secure the friendship of the strongest that does exist. – The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
  15. " I guess," remarked the " Military" to the " Naval that Englishman's goin' to walk off with old d'Alta's girl." – A Queen's Error by Henry Curties
  16. The naval officers could not, naturally, tear themselves from the scene. – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston
  17. That was the beginning of the English naval greatness and of the English Colonial Empire. – The Life of Froude by Herbert Paul
  18. I have heard naval officers say that they would like to meet him after the war. – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
  19. I don't know anything about him, but I have no doubt he is a naval officer, both from the circumstances and from what I heard. – Within The Enemy's Lines SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  20. Rarely has there been a naval triumph more complete. – History of Holland by George Edmundson

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