Synonyms for batallion or Related words with batallion
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A training battalion formed in 1827 was renamed "Lifgardets Finska Skarpskytte-
" ("Henkikaartin Suomen Tarkk'ampujapataljoona" in Finnish, Guards Sharpshooter battalion) which was more commonly known as the Guard of Finland ("Suomen kaarti", "Finska Gardet"). It remained as a unit of the Russian Imperial Guard until 1905 when it was disbanded. The Cadet school in Hamina was founded in 1812 and existed until 1903. A "Finska Grenadier Skarpskytte
" ("Suomen Krenatööritarkk'ampujapataljoona", Grenadier Sharpshooter Battalion) was founded in 1846, but later disbanded in 1860.
On 8 October 1806, Napoleon's 180,000-strong army invaded the Electorate of Saxony through the Franconian Forest. His troops were massed in a "
carré" (battalion square) made up of three columns of two army corps each, plus the Imperial Guard, the Cavalry Reserve, and a Bavarian contingent.
When revolutionary fervour swept the Midi-Pyrénées in 1792, Forgues felt compelled to join the newly formed Regiment du Gers. His education soon made him stand out from amongst his fellow volunteers and on 21 June 1792 he was appointed a captain in the "3eme
du Gers", also called the .
Beginning in 1824, the Jungfernheide was used for military drills and shooting grounds. In 1828, the Reinickendorf artillery grounds were relocated here by Frederick William III of Prussia. Barracks were constructed between 1896 and 1901 for the airshipmen battalion "Luftschiffer-
At approximately 12:00 A.M., the insurgents from al-Nusra front and Jabhat al-Islam ("Islamic
") began moving towards the Jordanian border. Unaware of the ambush set up, the convoy of vehicles halted before entering the East Ghouta. This was due to orders passed down from Al-Joulani that required the men to move on foot.
The six "Kurfürst" guns entered service in early 1918, participating in the German Spring Offensive and the subsequent defensive operations. They were organized into Batteries 393, 434, 722 and the First through Third Batteries of "Bavarian Foot Artillery Battalion (1.-3./Bayerische Fußartillerie-
) 29" with one gun each. All six were destroyed in 1921–22 by the Military Inter-Allied Commission of Control.
Royalists casualties were few, as the guerrillas had withdrawn timely. The Hmong guerrillas had served to attract the concentration of Communist troops, making them a worthwhile target for tactical air power. The guerrillas withdrew to nearby Moung Hiem; this Lima Site was held by Forces Armee Neutralistes "
Infanterie 5" (BI 5). They had a tacit nonaggression pact with the PAVN.
On 1 June 1938, the Fallschirm-Infanterie-Kompanie was officially expanded (per order HM38 No.286 dated 15 March 1938) to the Fallschim-Infanterie-
. In addition to the Nachrichten-Zug and the Pionier-Zug, there were 4 infantry companies, the 4th being "heavy" (machine guns and mortars), under Major Heidrich and Capt. Prager. 1st Company (under Olt. von Brandis), 2nd Company (under Olt. Huebner), 3rd Company (under Lt. Pagels) and 4th Company (under Olt. Peltz). On 4 November 1938, the Fallschirm-Infanterie-
moved from Stendal to their new barracks (the Rosalies Kaserne) in Braunschweig. When the army parachute units were transferred over to the Luftwaffe in 1939, the former army soldiers continued to wear the army version of the Parachutist badge.
A Franconian "Teutschmeister" regiment of the Imperial Army was formed under Count Palatine Francis Louis of Neuburg in 1696; organized as 4th infantry regiment in 1769 and deployed at Vienna, it was known as the Lower Austrian "Hoch- und Deutschmeister" regiment from 1814. Chiefly known for its popular military band, the regiment's tradition was adopted by the Wehrmacht 44th Infantry Division in 1938 and today is maintained by the 1st Jäger
of the Austrian Armed Forces.
On 8 October, Napoleon's 180,000 troops began crossing the Saxon border through the Franconian Forest. His troops formed in a "
carré" (battalion square) made up of three columns of two army corps each, plus the Cavalry Reserve, Imperial Guard, and some Bavarian allies. On 9 October, the French won the minor Battle of Schleiz. The next day, Marshal Jean Lannes' V Corps crushed the division of Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia at the Battle of Saalfeld, killing the young prince.
On the night before 28 July the SS Reconnaissance Battalion 11, ""Nordland"" and the "I.
, Waffen Grenadier Regiment 47" (3rd Estonian), launched a ferocious counterattack. Heavy casualties were inflicted on both sides—the Estonian battalion was destroyed. The fighting for the Orphanage Hill was carried on to 28 July as one continuous battle. The II Battalion, ""Nordland"" launched a fierce attempt to capture the Orphanage Hill, which the Soviets repulsed. The surviving German forces fell back to the Grenadier Hill.
The other two "
Guerriers" assigned to MR 1 were recalled from the field and placed into defensive locations. Meanwhile, reinforcements poured in from across the nation. MR 3 forwarded two battalions from Savannakhet. Military Region 2 (MR 2) shifted "Bataillon Guerrier 227" (BG 227) from its recruitment drive, across the Regional border into MR 1. Forces Armées Neutralistes also dispatched half a regiment consisting of two of its battalions from MR 2. Military Region 5 supplied a battalion from Vientiane, and another from Sayaboury Province. MR 5 also came up with other reinforcements—a gunboat squadron on the Mekong River, five M-706 armored cars, and both 105mm and 155mm howitzers.
In the German Bundeswehr, the Zentrum Operative Information and its subordinate
für Operative Information 950 are responsible for the PSYOP efforts (called Operative Information in German). Both the center and the battalion are subordinate to the new "Streitkräftebasis" (Joint Services Support Command, SKB) and together consist of about 1,200 soldiers specialising in modern communication and media technologies. One project of the German PSYOP forces is the radio station "Stimme der Freiheit" (Sada-e Azadi, Voice of Freedom), heard by thousands of Afghans. Another is the publication of various newspapers and magazines in Kosovo and Afghanistan, where German soldiers serve with NATO.
The French SAS wore the Denison while fighting with Free French Forces to liberate France during WWII, and continued to wear it after the war. The Denison smock was also utilized by most of the soldiers in the French army's 8
de Parachutistes de Choc (8 BPC) in Indochina, including while the unit was at Dien Bien Phu; the majority of the smocks worn were in their original configuration, but modifications (particularly to the front and neck openings) were often made by local tailors or unit riggers.
Three guns were mounted at Battery Goeben on Husøya island, near Trondheim, Norway and formed Naval Coast Artillery Battery ("Marine Küstenartillerie Batterie") "Goeben", later 1st Battery, Naval Artillery Battalion ("1./Marine Artillerie
") 507 "Husöen". Another three guns were mounted at Battery Tirpitz on the Romanian coast, south of Constanța, from April 1941 to August 1944, when the battery was destroyed by the retreating Germans. The battery, like all Axis forces in Romania, was nominally under Romanian control, but operated by Kriegsmarine personnel, and contributed to the defence of Constanța in 1941.
The garrison at Tuyen Quang consisted of two Legion companies, a company of "Tirailleurs Tonkinois", a detachment of engineers, and a detachment of artillery in the town totaling 619 men of which 390 were Foreign Legionnaires. The garrison at Tuyen Quang was commanded by "Chef de Battalion" Marc-Edmond Dominé of the
d' Afrique. The garrison at Tuyên Quang had been surrounded by Black Flag trench works by January 20. A failed Chinese night assault on the French position on January 26 led to the Chinese beginning of tunneling operations commencing on February 8 to mine the French positions. On February 8 the Chinese force was reinforced by an artillery battery.
In an offensive move coordinated with the Royalists, FAN supplied the forces for one of the columns that attacked Lak Sao in Military Region 3 in late 1963. Composed of "
Infanterie 8" (Battalion of Infantry 8), a PT-76 amphibious tank company, and "Bataillon Parachutistes 5" (Battalion of Parachutists 5), the Neutralist column overcame light resistance along Route 8 to occupy Lak Sao in late November. However, by January 1964, the badly beaten FAN troops had been withdrawn from Military Region 3; they been brought to the Plain of Jars. The Route 9 corridor from Khe Sanh, Vietnam to Xepon, Laos was open for a potential North Vietnamese invasion.
In April 1963, the Neutralists split. Colonel Deuane founded his own Patriotic Neutralists from units abandoning FAN. Deuane had about 250 troops under his command; they allied themselves with General Khamouane Boupha's force of 1,500 in far northern Phongsali Province. The Phetsarath Artillery Battalion, which had downed the Air America plane, was one of the units that joined Deuane. "
Parachutistes 1" (Paratroop Battalion 1) was another, along with all of Khamouane's Neutralist Forces from Military Region 1. In the southern panhandle, the majority of "
Infanterie 4" (Battalion of Infantry 4) near Tchepone defected to the new movement, which allied itself with the Pathet Lao communists. On 6 April 1963, the Pathet Lao launched several simultaneous surprise attacks on the Neutralists on the Plain of Jars. On 10 April 1963, U.S. President John F. Kennedy approved U.S. military aid supply drops to bolster FAN. Although FAN was driven from its positions, it evacuated most of its vehicles and crew-served weapons to Muong Phanh.
On 8 October, Napoleon launched 180,000 troops across the Saxon frontier. His troops were massed in a "
carré" (battalion square) made up of three columns of two army corps each, plus the Imperial Guard, the Cavalry Reserve, and a Bavarian contingent. On 9 October, the leading division of Marshal Bernadotte's I Corps and Marshal Joachim Murat's cavalry forced Bogislav Friedrich Emanuel von Tauentzien's division into a withdrawal in the Battle of Schleiz. The next day, Marshal Jean Lannes' V Corps attacked the 8,300-man division of Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia at the Battle of Saalfeld. The young prince was killed and his division took to its heels after the drubbing it received.
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