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He added that it’s important to keep in mind that “this tech is there to enhance commando excellence, not to replace it.”

Authorities have said the assault was conducted by a team of “commandos.”

These are just some of the remarkable stories of the secret commandos of X Troop.

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Many commandos grappled with profound insecurities about whether they could be both British and Jewish.

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Desperate to change the course of the war, Winston Churchill and his Chief of Combined Operations decide to create a commando unit of Jewish refugees.

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Now the time for the bombing blitz and commando raids appears to be approaching.

Andrey Donskoy is a musician and commando from Krasnoarmeysk, a town in the Donetsk region.

He cannot walk independently—he uses a wheelchair or commando crawls.

But the most talked-about reward is $10,000 for the capture of a Russian commando.

A commando team, on the other hand, will always have to operate quickly to get in, and, it hopes, to get out.

The Pretoria Commando had nearly shared this melancholy fate.

Probably also the British had some respect for the prowess of my commando.

Harber's burgher commando was present, but took no part in the operation.

My son is on commando in Free State; the other day he ride thirteen hours and have no food for two days.

Three miles to the right, over a rise and down in a dip, they said there lay the Rouxville commando of 350 men.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to commando, such as: mercenary, terrorist, irregular, freedom fighter, professional soldier, and resistance fighter.

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