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gunboats

and battleships
n. big feet; big shoes. Get those battleships off my sofa! Hasn’t he got the biggest gunboats you ever saw?
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The Israeli gunboats then chased 2 fishing boats belonging to Ahmed 'Awad al-Sa'idy and Nafez 'Ali Salah, both of them are from al-Shati' refugee camp in Gaza City.
Masud Jazayeri, the spokesman for the armed forces, said the Americans were just frightened of the Iranian military and claimed the gunboats came within a kilometer when they were actually several kilometers away.
A military official explained to Saba that the four hostile gunboats tried to advance towards Mocha coasts with barges and they were targeted with barrages of missiles.
It also documented incidents in which Israeli gunboats chased Palestinian fishing boats while sailing in Gaza waters, due to which, they arrested two fishermen and confiscated their fishing boats in those incidents.
Government convoy which comprise of barges and gunboats attacked our forces at Wathkech, Nyiew and Tonga county yesterday [Monday] evening and the fierce battle ended at 5am this morning [Tuesday]," said rebels military spokesperson, Colonel William Gatjiath Deng, in a press statement extended to Sudan Tribune on Tuesday.
Palestinian sources told Quds Press that a number of Israeli gunboats opened fire at the Palestinian fishing boats off the Northern Gaza Strip coast.
When the gunboats were approaching the obstruction, a very heavy rifle and machine-gun fire was opened on them from both banks.
Gunboats, tanks and artillery fired at Hamas positions as troops fought house to house against militants.
In the case of the gunboats, which would cost the taxpayer between 100 and 140 million euro, DISY, to its credit, has blocked the transaction, but only temporarily.
We've never had gunboats as big as this before," said the spokesman, as he made a series of enthusiastic machine gunning noises and loudly crowed.
American amphibious gunboats in World War II; a history of LCI and LCS(L) ships in the Pacific.
Elsewhere in the Gaza Strip, Israeli gunboats opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats in al-Sudaniya area, north of Gaza, on Friday but without causing any injury.
Old Pulteney was once banned in its home town of Wick after Navy gunboats were called in to keep sozzled locals in order.
Angus Konstam's YANGTZE RIVER GUNBOATS 1900-49 (9781849084086, $17.
UNRWA said the Palestinians fled after the city came under fire from gunboats cruising off the coast and ground troops attacked over the weekend.