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battalion
used in Fallen Angels

17 uses
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Definition
a large group of soldiers — especially an army unit consisting of a headquarters and at least three companies
  • They got reports of battalion-size movements.
    Chapter 5 (52% in)
battalion = a large group of soldiers — especially an army unit consisting of a headquarters and at least three companies
  • Medical personnel assigned to the Sixty-seventh Group or the 312th or the Twenty-third Battalion fall out and get in those buses over there.
    Chapter 1 (54% in)
  • I was with the Twenty-fourth Transportation Battalion, but I put in for a transfer 'cause I had a run-in with my commanding officer.
    Chapter 2 (41% in)
  • A battalion of VC?
    Chapter 5 (52% in)
  • The whole battalion standing down?
    Chapter 8 (11% in)
  • "We heard that you guys ran into a VC battalion or something," he said.
    Chapter 8 (79% in)
  • 'cause I told them that Perry could handle the shit if it was only one damn battalion.
    Chapter 8 (80% in)
  • There were a few guys there from a boat outfit, the 159th Transportation Battalion.
    Chapter 15 (13% in)
  • Simpson said that they kept our squad up to par because the battalion commander liked him.
    Chapter 15 (23% in)
  • There had to be at least a battalion.
    Chapter 15 (52% in)
  • We got Gearhart to requisition some gloves and baseballs from battalion supply.
    Chapter 17 (76% in)
  • Got a whole battalion wasted.
    Chapter 18 (18% in)
  • Peewee wrote down the number of the highway that the ARVN colonel's battalion had been ambushed on and said that he was going to send it to his barber, who took numbers back home, and have him play it for the whole month.
    Chapter 18 (19% in)
  • The flank fire seemed to move the whole battalion toward it and toward the paddies.
    Chapter 18 (55% in)
  • Word had come that a second North Vietnamese battalion was moving toward the area.
    Chapter 19 (1% in)
  • If they had the guts to send up a flare it had to be a damn battalion of them.
    Chapter 22 (29% in)
  • Me and Peewee kidded a guy from the 159th Transportation Battalion who had lost part of his left hand about how he should have taken one of his boats home when he had the chance.
    Chapter 23 (76% in)

There are no more uses of "battalion" in Fallen Angels.

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