Naval and overseas operations

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.

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