Glossary of terms

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feint

a mock attack or military movement designed to distract an adversary

fire-effect
flagship

the most important ship in a fleet, on which the commander of the fleet sails

Flanders

a World War I battle area in Belgium's East and West Flanders, the Netherlands' Zeeland and France's Nord

fleet

a group of ships organised to act together, such as fight a battle

fragmentation

describes a weapon designed to explode into many small pieces, especially an anti-personnel weapon

front

a line where two opposing military forces are facing each other

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