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The Gumps were utterly ordinary: chinless, bombastic blowhard Andy Gump, who is intimidated by his wife, Min (short for Minerva), their son Chester, rich Uncle Bim and their annoying maid Tilda.

He's a willing blowhard from the old school who writes his team on the back of a fag packet (once
cigars from Nicaragua to Tampa, Florida during the 5 days allotted before the blockade took effect.

He was protesting against Israel 's 10-day blockade of Gaza.

They would then return, assist the fleet in Brest to emerge from blockade, and in combination clear the English Channel of Royal Navy ships, ensuring a safe passage for the invasion barges.

At the end of 1982 and into 1983 Walters rafted down the Franklin River to join the Franklin Blockade.

The Dutch were desperate to prevent a second English blockade of their ports after the first was broken off by the English for lack of supplies.

During the Berlin Blockade in 1948, reserve groups at Greenville AFB deployed C-54s to Germany to replace the C-47s that began the Berlin Airlift to sustain the blockaded city.

This episode, combined with the damage to the HMS Desperate's reputation by being the only British ship to break the French blockade of the Chesapeake Bay and escape capture or destruction, raises Lewrie's reputation in the eyes of his commander.

Reynolds, Clark G. 1998. "Navies in History", p. 98. ISBN 1557507155. Pacific blockade Until 1827, blockades were always a part of a war.

The Brazilian blockade of Río de la Plata in 1826, for instance, was considered lawful according to British law, but unlawful according to French and American law.

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