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echelon
used in The Killer Angels

7 uses
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Definition
a level of a hierarchy
  • I want you to attack en echelon, to take Cemetery Hill in reverse.
    2.3 — Day 2 Chapter 3 (12% in)
  • Well, we will step off in echelon, from right to left.
    2.3 — Day 2 Chapter 3 (17% in)
  • Lee's attack was en echelon.
    2.3 — Day 2 Chapter 3 (59% in)
  • Lee's echelon plan would never work.
    2.3 — Day 2 Chapter 3 (70% in)
  • Even now, if Lee attacked en echelon, some of the brigades could not attack before dark, unless everything went very smoothly, and it would not go smoothly, not today.
    2.3 — Day 2 Chapter 3 (81% in)
  • But it was the point of an echelon attack.
    2.3 — Day 2 Chapter 3 (94% in)
  • He does not realize the attack is en echelon for a while; he thinks perhaps it is a diversion, and he will be hit on another flank.
    2.3 — Day 2 Chapter 3 (95% in)

There are no more uses of "echelon" in The Killer Angels.

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