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synonyms for commandos

  • Green Berets
  • elite troops
  • guerrilla troops
  • paratroops
  • rangers
  • rapid deployment force
  • shock troops
  • storm troops
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How to use commandos in a sentence

The state of the commandos, I was told, in those parts was very sad.
MY REMINISCENCES OF THE ANGLO-BOER WARBEN VILJOEN.
And why should my commandos have to keep themselves in readiness?
MY REMINISCENCES OF THE ANGLO-BOER WARBEN VILJOEN.
The country must demand great caution, for the bush is thick now, and whole commandos might be concealed anywhere.
IN THE RANKS OF THE C.I.V.ERSKINE CHILDERS
That the commandos were demoralised was evident; no one with his eyes open could doubt this.
THROUGH SHOT AND FLAMEJ. D. KESTELL.
These men had been concealed by other friends, and when the scare was over they escaped from Pretoria to the commandos.
THE PETTICOAT COMMANDOJOHANNA BRANDT
Had Naudé reached the commandos in safety or had he fallen into the hands of the enemy with the tell-tale waistcoat on?
THE PETTICOAT COMMANDOJOHANNA BRANDT
"Those prisoners Kankad's commandos dragged in only knew that they were in the city somewhere," von Schlichten considered.
ULLER UPRISINGHENRY BEAM PIPER, JOHN D. CLARK AND JOHN F. CARR
In the north-eastern districts of the Free State the rebels, on the withdrawal of the commandos, slowly returned to their senses.
SOUTH AFRICA AND THE TRANSVAAL WAR, VOL. IV (OF 6)LOUIS CRESWICKE
For these purposes he divided the column into three sub-columns or "commandos" of about 150 men each, under Major Church.
TWO YEARS ON TREKLOUIS EUGNE DU MOULIN
On August the 4th the ox convoy bringing supplies from Springfontein joined the three "commandos" at Brandkraal.
TWO YEARS ON TREKLOUIS EUGNE DU MOULIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COMMANDOS

  • commandos
  • fighters
  • force
  • military
  • rangers
  • reserves
  • soldiers
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