Shore Party Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) A task organization of the landing force, formed for the purpose of facilitating the landing and movement off the beaches of troops, equipment, and supplies; for the evacuation from the beaches of casualties and enemy prisoners of war; and for facilitating the beaching, retraction, and salvaging of landing ships and craft.
- also called beach party
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Term Classification: operations
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