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used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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a large group of soldiers — especially an army unit consisting of a headquarters and at least three companies
  • He was being called to command a battalion in Korea and had to leave the next day.
    p. 386.9
  • Before dawn on December 7, 1950, Harris stood on a frozen Korean mountain with his weary battalion, which had seen such horrendous fighting that it had lost three-quarters of its men.
    p. 386.9

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