How to use Civilians in a sentence
Crowds of officers and civilians drew near merely to see him.
The civilians were off the planet while his armies remained.
We civilians, as you know, have a very bad way of deciding whether a battle was won or lost.
The minister for war is generally a soldier, the others are civilians.
We haven't seen any civilians in two days, though we've had some fierce battles with some sort of insurgency.Advertisement
But now the marshals and generals joined the civilians.
This factor was the rupture of communications with foreign countries, due in the earlier stages of the war to the limitation, and at one time the prohibition, of exports by neutral countries, the passing over of some of these countries to the enemy, and lastly the blockade by the enemy Powers, which increased in efficiency and made it more and more difficult to import the most essential commodities, until in the end it was almost impossible to obtain from abroad anything, needed either for the soldiers or the civilians.
Soldiers were billeted by force in private houses, and military officers executed martial law on civilians.
To smooth the way for the retreat of the Egyptian garrisons and civilians he issued proclamations announcing that the suppression of the slave trade was abandoned, that the Mandi was sultan of Kordofan, and that the Sudan was independent of Egypt.
Government soldiers have also been responsible for the deaths of innocent civilians and forcible displacement.Advertisement
News presenter said we were witnessing the shooting of civilians by very edgy US troops.
It is because new proposals to lift the sanctions on Iraqi civilians will automatically tighten the embargo on weapons bound for Baghdad.
It was primarily intended to reward those foreign civilians who had assisted British escapees in enemy occupied territory.
The political fallout from the alleged massacre of 24 Iraqi civilians by US Marines in November will be worse than the.. .
The British bomb Hamburg causing a firestorm that kills 42,000 German civilians.Advertisement
This is the role of war, or at least of organized military force, in halting genocide and other violence against civilians.
None of the newcomers had seen any larger group of civilians on their trek to the border, he added.
Meet superbly armored knights and men-at-arms, together with civilians and camp followers.
In Bengal the rising began at Barrackpore, was communicated to Dacca in Eastern Bengal, and for a time raged in Behar, producing the memorable defence of the billiard-room at Arrah by a handful of civilians and Sikhs - one of the most splendid pieces of gallantry in the history of the British arms. Since 1858, when the country passed to the crown, the history of Bengal has been one of steady progress.
He was told by his fellow officers that the screams of the crowd and the shrieks of the woman were due to the fact that General Ermolov, coming up to the crowd and learning that soldiers were dispersing among the shops while crowds of civilians blocked the bridge, had ordered two guns to be unlimbered and made a show of firing at the bridge.Advertisement
The recapture of Newry in May 1642 was accompanied by the massacre of soldiers and civilians in reprisal for the killing of Protestants.
All the savagery of Vietnam-era wars against civilians, only this time they have much better control of the press.
Many objects that are considered as Trench Art were made not by servicemen, but by local civilians, for sale to soldiers.
The shocking revelation that more than 30,000 Iraqi civilians may have been killed in this same period was also featured.
The soldiers ' options were to stand down, to club unarmed civilians to the ground, or to open fire.Advertisement
The vast majority of the victims are unarmed civilians.
The reason for that was due to the gift being from the royalties of his book in which he justified targeted violence against civilians.
The card is issued to military members and to civilians traveling under government orders.
Both service members and civilians who are issued government travel cards are bound by the regulations regarding the usage of the cards.
During World War II, Burpee's company was instrumental in promoting the Victory garden which encouraged civilians to plant home gardens to aid the war effort.
The same qualities that worked to keep tennis and polo players cool helped keep these civilians looking well-kept while still protecting them from the desert heat.
Likewise, there are many civilians that also use night vision goggles.
They blame him for all sorts of nasty things, like killing civilians, but what really ticks him off is being accused of treason.
Within those missions you have some parameters that you have to follow, like "don't kill any civilians" or "make sure to save all the hostages".
Today, besides veterans, many notables are buried at Arlington, including U.S. presidents, Supreme Court justices, U.S. senators, and civilians who were honored for their work and dedication to their country.
With 624 acres, it is the second largest national cemetery in the United States, with more than 300,000 military veterans and notable civilians buried there, some dating as far back as the Revolutionary War.
There are opportunities for civilians to work overseas as security contractors in many locations.
In fact, most civilians are not allowed on the base.
The American Red Cross organized relief efforts for soldiers and civilians during all subsequent major wars.
Eight years later, the donor service was extended to civilians at a center in Rochester, NY.
The pain and suffering of soldiers and civilians left an imprint.
When asked about the inn's latest guest paranormal activity, Staub said, "Our re-creation of a Victorian seance was one way civilians dealt with the great loss of loved ones."
Multiple Battlestar Galactica characters came to life as members of the deck crew, CIC, pilots and ordinary civilians over the years.
Anyone can become a reenactor, including women and children, as civilians play an important role in many reenactments.
The Blue Evening Mess Uniform is worn to functions that civilians would wear white tie and tail.
The majority of Spaniards were kept by the government and the press quite in the dark about the growth of disaffection in Cuba, so that they were loath to listen to the few men, soldiers and civilians, courageous enough to raise the note of alarm during the ten years before the final catastrophe.
The country does not condone acts of terrorism against civilians.
And the problem with lying about dead civilians is that its a sure sign of moral bankruptcy.
Further examples of Japanese bestiality and manic aggressive behavior continued throughout the second world war against enemy service men and civilians.
Many civilians were drowned as they tried to escape the carnage by fleeing across the River Slaney.
To Makarios's right stood the right wing guerrilla leader George Grivas, who spent more time terrorizing Turkish civilians than fighting the British.
Sources of information include local authorities, local civilians, and displaced civilians.
The international community is obviously neither able nor willing to protect Bosnian civilians.
The killing of innocent civilians is the issue here.
To suppress the revolt, Kolchak ordered soldiers to open fire, killing over 300 unarmed civilians.
Saddam Hussein could have been removed from power without bombing Iraqi civilians surely?
Contributing to the flight of Serbs from Kosovo are reports of violence against Serb civilians.
Overseas wars rarely touched British shores; even violent civil wars passed most civilians by unless they were very unlucky.
They executed captured commandos and paratroopers and protected civilians who lynched Allied flyers.
Approximately 50,000 civilians will end up in the german concentration camps, and an additional 150,000 are transported into forced labor camps in Germany.
Forcibly displaced civilians often went to the urban centers for protection.
He selects for himself a staff of civilians (the cab-met du ministre), which is divided into bureaux for the despatch of business.
This was much; for Moreau, though indolent and incapable in political affairs, was still immensely popular in the army (always more republican than the civilians) and might conceivably head a republican movement against the autocrat.
Dissensions, however, soon broke out between the military faction and the civilians.
Admiral da Gama, unable to leave the Bay of Rio de Janeiro on account of lack of transport for the sick and wounded and the civilians claiming his protection, could do no more than wait for Admiral Mello to return from Desterro.
During this century the first sumptuary edict ordered that the dwellings of all high officials and opulent civilians should have tiled roofs and be colored red, the latter injunction being evidently intended to stop the use of logs carrying their bark.
It had little chance of doing more than make speeches; the country was in the hands of an armed mob of civilians and mutinous soldiers; and, meanwhile, the grand-duke of Baden had joined with Bavaria in requesting the armed intervention of Prussia, which was granted on the condition that Baden should join the League of the Three Kings.
By politic management Trajan was able to represent the diminution as a sort of discount for immediate payment, while the civilians had to wait a considerable time before their full due was handed to them.
The Egyptian garrison and many Egyptian civilians, in all 6500 persons, left Harrar between November 1884 and the 25th of April 1885, when a son of the ruler who had been deposed by Egypt was installed as amir, the arrangement being carried out under the superintendence of British officers.
It was only in 1917 that the emergency decrees promulgated by the Stargkh Ministry at the beginning of the war failed to receive ratification, in retaliation for the suppression of trial by jury by a military trial and the extension over civilians of the j urisdiction of the military courts.
The civilians, looking on him as a patriarch of their science, have as a rule extolled his wisdom and virtues; while ecclesiastics of the Roman Church, from Cardinal Baronius downwards, have been offended by his arbitrary conduct towards the popes, and by his last lapse into heresy, and have therefore been disposed to accept the stories which ascribe to him perfidy, cruelty, rapacity and extravagance.
About fifty censors were employed, comprising naval officers (appointed by the Admiralty), military censors (appointed by the War Office), and civilians, including ex-civil servants, barristers and journalists.
Army would be so hampered by disbanded soldiers and fugitive civilians that most of them could scarcely hope to get back as units.
Two divisions under Di Giorgio had been dispatched to hold this line, but their march, at right angles to the line of the retreat and athwart the long streams of retiring troops and civilians, had been very difficult.
The first grade have, for civilians an embroidered Manchurian crane on the breast and back, for the military an embroidered unicorn with a girdle clasp of jade set in rubies.
The second grade, for civilians an embroidered golden pheasant, for the military a lion with a girdle clasp of gold set in rubies.
The sixth grade, for civilians an egret, for the military a tiger-cat with a mother-of-pearl clasp. The seventh grade, for civilians a mandarin duck, for the military a mottled bear with a silver clasp. The eighth grade, for civilians a quail, for the military a seal with a clear horn clasp. The ninth grade, for civilians a long-tailed jay, for the military a rhinoceros with a buffalo-horn clasp.
Iraq has acknowledged using mustard gas against Iranian troops but has consistently denied using chemical weapons against civilians.
Never the less, inexperienced US troops overreacted, as they did in Kabul, and fired into the crowd killing 14 civilians.
Critics say these episodes prove that intelligence oversight by civilians is lax at best.
However, the more civilians were targeted, the more people joined the partisans.
In 1988 the Iraqi Government retaliated by launching the Anfal campaign, using chemical weapons against Kurdish civilians including in the town of Halabja.
The case could witness the first RAF serviceman ever to be charged with the murder of civilians.
It is believed that three civilians were killed by army snipers replying to the gunfire.
Nearly a million civilians who fled southern Lebanon are now returning to find they have lost homes, possessions, and livelihoods.
Rights groups say that upwards of 1,000 people - mainly unarmed civilians - were killed by government troops.
Indeed, the large majority of the ceasefire violations are human rights violations against civilians.