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Sunday, 7 August 2011

Broadsword quiz: Where has Broadsword been vacationing?


This should not be too difficult for military and strategic buffs who visit Broadsword. The quiz question: what is that beach?

Hint: Am just back from vacation...

As usual, the best answer wins!

70 comments:

  1. That's Sea Bird Karwar

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  2. seabird naval base, karwar

    regards
    venkat

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  3. Hansa Beach, Goa. You were vacationing in Goa, where SBTF is being constructed in INS HANSA.

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  4. INS Kadamba, Karwar, North Karnataka.

    -SF

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  5. You were "vacationing" in a strategic/military sort of place??!! Wats the point of vacationing then, if you keep searching for hidden missile silos all the while...U should have gone somewhere u cud get a break frm all this..workaholic Mr. Shukla!

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  6. Col. you were vacationing at Karvar

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  7. Vishakapatanam?

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  8. Karwar, i bet

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  9. Kerala my home state.

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  10. C'mon guys, do you seriously think I'd vacation in Karwar?

    I go to Karwar on work, not vacation.

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  11. Nor is it Goa... or Vishakhapatnam

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  12. This Beach should either ITC Chandipur or the beach behind Wheeler's Island....But you are vacationing in Orrisa....!!!

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  13. Dude this one is hard to crack bcoz we got Military and strategic important bases from Mumbai till Cochin and from TN till Orrisa...

    You should give some clew... !!! plz..!!!

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  14. The beaches of Normandy...France

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  15. Chandipur could be more likely considering the sea retreated too much from the shore

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  16. Chandipur could be more likely considering the sea retreated too much from the shore

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  17. It seems to be near Kashid Beach...Raigad district.

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  18. the long beach suggests balasore or gopalpore on sea.

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  19. 1.plz dont say its chandipur.

    2 Col on vacation......but there are not many people on the beach....
    my stupid ans would be beach being a commando training facility..

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  20. Ahh! I know...Omaha beach, Normandy, France. Trying to relive WWII, eh?

    Ajai, trying to make amphibious landing by boat, while your wife tries to shoot you into the water!

    Ok, I won! What's my prize?

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  21. Now I'm starting to doubt if it's in India.

    Doesn't look much like Andaman Nicobar or is it?

    Did you go to Japan?

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  22. Col. Shukla,

    That is Omaha beach, Normandy.

    What do I win?

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  23. Ok, somewhere in Europe, the houses look western, as is the tractor ?...or am I just imagining.

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  24. Near the Indian Naval Academy?

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  25. Somewhere in Gujarat.

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  26. Looks like Normandy!

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  27. Its the beach of Normandy------>Disneyland for ajai.

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  28. balasore or chandipur-Gopalpur area. Missile testing Ground.

    Where ever you are, the point is enjoy.

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  29. This will sound ridiculous but that looks a lot like Gokarna..
    P.s it's a brilliant place for a holiday Col.
    Cheers

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  30. Normandy beach, France? :-D

    -Anoni-mouse.

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  31. andaman & nicobar port blair tri services command

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  32. @ajai sir


    by the looks of it its pretty easy

    Kovalum beach, kerala

    thanks

    Joydeep Ghosh

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  33. Beaches of Normandy. I think this proabably was the Omaha beach!

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  34. Lakshadweep or on second guess.. Andamans....

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  35. Karwar, Karnataka

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  36. Near Surya Lanka (IAF Base)) in Andra pradesh.

    NI

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  37. Chandipur on Sea- Near Wheeler Island

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  38. Normandy and thats the Omaha Beach in the picture.

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  39. Normandy (Juno?)

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  40. Chandipur Beach near the ITR in Orissa??


    Rahul

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  41. Ha Long Bay Or the Nha Trang Port

    Vietnam?

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  42. karachi beach

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  43. that looks like Andaman or Car Nicobar

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  44. No doubt paid or contributed to by Lockheed or Boeing!

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  45. this is Omaha beach in Normandy. I think this photograph was taken from a German built bunker on the coast.

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  46. Arromanches, Normandy, France

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  47. That guy who said normandy has got my vote.

    Check out the houses, sparsely laid out along the beach and also have that typical european feel. Vehicles on the beach that look like they have a purpose for being there and mostly, NO LITTER[so this cannot be an Indian beach] :).

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  48. Virginia beach, and you went with Sonia Gandhi to hide her wealth there.

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  49. Ezhimala, Kerala

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  50. Kovalam beach in Kerala looks like close to the leela property....:-) hope you had a good break

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  51. THE CORRECT ANSWER: OMAHA BEACH, NORMANDY, FRANCE.

    EARLY BIRD PRIZE: NITIN FOR HIS REPLY: "The beaches of Normandy...France"

    FIRST PRIZE: ANONYMOUS 00:57 FOR HIS REPLY: "Ahh! I know...Omaha beach, Normandy, France. Trying to relive WWII, eh?

    Ajai, trying to make amphibious landing by boat, while your wife tries to shoot you into the water!

    Ok, I won! What's my prize?"

    SPARSH YOU WON NOTHING... MISSED THE FIRST PRIZE BY 19 MINUTES. SORRY!

    SPECIAL GOLD STAR FOR DETAIL PRIZE: BLACK HAWK FOR HIS ABSOLUTELY CORRECT REPLY: "this is Omaha beach in Normandy. I think this photograph was taken from a German built bunker on the coast."

    SPECIAL PRIZE FOR BITTER, ENVIOUS LOSERS: ANONYMOUS 12:28 FOR HIS REPLY: "No doubt paid or contributed to by Lockheed or Boeing!"

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  52. "Beaches of Normandy. I think this proabably was the Omaha beach!

    8 August 2011 10:11"

    Not even a consolation prize ? That was my post

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  53. Anonymous 10:42:

    You were absolutely on the button... no question about that.

    The reason you didn't get the prize was... there were at least two correct answers posted a few hours before your post!

    Rules of the Game.

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  54. Karwar...near Rabindranath beach

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