How to use Commandos in a sentence
In Natal practically the whole of the available defence force was swallowed up by the steady success of the invasion; on the western frontier two British towns were isolated and besieged; and Boer commandos were on the point of invading Cape Colony, where the Dutch population seemed on the verge of rebellion.
In the summer, US officials were quoted as saying Washington had considered sending commandos into northern Iraq.
The Boer leaders definitely decided upon a guerrilla and a wearing policy, deliberately dispersed their field army, and then swelled and multiplied the innumerable local commandos.
It is known that the Pentagon has asked Britain to provide marine commandos for an invasion of Iraq.
Thus the reported tactics of the British commandos had tragic consequences for many others who fell into German hands.Advertisement
The report says the Special Police commandos are among Iraq's most effective new fighting forces.
Turkey denied media reports on Saturday that about 1000 Turkish commandos had crossed into northern Iraq.
Barney Which series began with the commentary ' A team of crack commandos, falsely accused?
The report says the Special police commandos are among Iraq's most effective new fighting forces.
The responsible leaders of the combat Groups and Combat commandos of the SIPO and SD were for the most part likewise present.Advertisement
You don't need commandos carrying sixty pounds of gear and ammo up a remote mountainside in secret.
From October the military operations were confined to attempts to reduce guerrilla commandos which had taken the field.
At the close of 1900 the commandos under the direct influence of Louis Botha attacked the railway posts on the Middelburg railway and captured Helvetia.
In the meantime, while these posts were under construction, the harrying of the commandos by mobile columns was continued.
At last the Boer commandos gave up the struggle and on the 31st of May 1902 their leaders signed articles of peace at Pretoria.Advertisement
They executed captured commandos and paratroopers and protected civilians who lynched Allied flyers.