Marines Sentence Examples
There is also a battalion of marines employed about the ports and in the arsenals.
In the course of the fighting which ensued some fifty German sailors and marines were killed or wounded by the adherents of Mataafa.
Vernon (opened 1909); an institution for crippled and deformed children (authorized in 1907); a soldiers' and sailors' orphans' home at Xenia (organized in 1869 by the Grand Army of the Republic); a home for soldiers, sailors, marines, their wives, mothers and widows, and army nurses at Madison (established by the National Women's Relief Corps; taken over by the state, 1904); and soldiers' and sailors' homes at Sandusky (opened 1888), supported by the state, and at Dayton, supported by the United States.
Entering the Royal Marines in 1854, he rose to be captain in 1867, retiring in 1869; and thenceforth he devoted himself to the study of naval and military problems, on which he had already published some excellent essays.
In May 1 775 a British schooner in the Mystic defended by a force of marines was taken by colonial militia under General John Stark and Israel Putnam, - one of the first conflicts of the War of Independence.Advertisement
The peace cadres (including 2 battalions of marines and 4 battalions of mechanics) were supposed to comprise 12,500 men on peace-footing, to be increased on declaration of war to 37,000; but these cadres were mainly on paper.
The town was occupied by the French for a few months in 1830 and reoccupied in 1832, when Captains Armandy and Yusuf with a small force of marines seized the Kasbah and held it for some months until help arrived.
All male citizens over twenty-one years of age and resident in the state for one year and in the county or election precinct for six months immediately preceding election (except paupers, idiots, lunatics, felons, United States soldiers, marines and seamen, and persons who have taken part, either as principal or second, in fighting a duel or in sending a challenge) have the right of suffrage.
In 1784 he entered a Sardinian regiment of marines, but on the outbreak of war with the French Republic, he refused to fight in what he considered an unjust cause, and was imprisoned for several months.
An Act of 1910 provides that indigent soldiers, sailors or marines of the U.S. and their families be cared for in their homes and not in almshouses.Advertisement
Bryan Adams ran out along them, followed closely by the Royal Marines led by Capt.
A big shell went through the upper deck and burst just where 56 marines were waiting to charge up the gangways, killing 49 and wounding seven.
D Company was still in the "Iris II.," but the marines were forming up on the mole to make an assault.
Another party of marines dropping straight to the mole had established a strong point by No.
The parties came gradually back, the marines retiring in perfect order, bringing their wounded with them.Advertisement
Terry, who had succeeded General Butler in command, stormed the fort with the help of the marines and sailors, and took 2000 prisoners and 169 guns.
The active naval personnel was, in 1906, 2631 officers (including engineers, marines, medical, &c.) and 51,138 under-officers and men, total 53,769.
A battalion of marines is stationed here.
On the same evening Major-General Graham, with about 1200 marines (artillery and light infantry), reached Mahsama, and on the following day he occupied Kassassin without opposition.
Suakin was now in danger, and on the 6th of February British bluejackets and marines were landed for the defence of the town.Advertisement
To this proposal Lord Wolseley demurred, but asked that ships of war should be sent to Suakin, and that marines in red coats should be frequently landed and exercised.
The enemy were repulsed in about twenty minutes, the naval brigade, the Berkshire regiment, the Royal Marines, and the 15th Sikhs showing the greatest gallantry.
The rowers in each vessel, though among the northern folk these were free men and warriors, not slaves as in the Roman and Carthaginian galleys, would yet need to be supplemented by a contingent of fighting men, marines, in addition to their crew.
But the right wing, not as yet attacked, either by Soimonov or by Pavlov, held on to its positions on the forward slope, and a column of Russian sailors and marines, .who had been placed under Soimonov's command and had moved up the Careenage Ravine to turn the British left, were caught, just as they emerged on to the plateau in rear of Pennefather's line, between two bodies of British troops hurrying to the scene of action.
In recognition of his services on this occasion, Captain Gambier received the gold medal, and was made a colonel of marines; the following year he was advanced to the rank of rear-admiral, and appointed one of the lords of the admiralty.Advertisement
Among educational institutions there are a large grammar school (1879), on a foundation of 173 Roman Catholic schools adjoining the cathedral, schools for engineering students and dockyard apprentices, and seamen and marines' orphan school.
To the north-west of the town are the Allees Marines, fine promenades which border the Adour for a mile and a quarter, and the Allees Paulmy, skirting the fortifications.
In Pennsylvania Avenue, at the foot of Capitol Hill, is a Monument of Peace (by Franklin Simmons) in memory of officers, seamen and marines of the U.S. Navy killed in the Civil War.
The squadron was not very well manned, and Byng was in particular much aggrieved because his marines were landed to make room for the soldiers who were to reinforce the garrison, and he feared that if he met a French squadron after he had lost them he would be dangerously undermanned.
The persons on board the fleet included 564 male and 192 female convicts, and a detachment of marines, consisting of Major Ross, commandant, 16 officers, 24 non-commissioned officers, an adjutant and quartermaster, 160 privates and 40 women.
In order to protect the passage of the traffic across the Isthmus of Panama during these disturbed times detachments of United States marines were landed at Panama and Colon, in accordance with the terms of the concession under which the railway had been constructed.
The rebels were defeated in May in a desperate battle at Cartagena; and continuous fighting went on about Panama, where British marines had to be landed to protect foreign interests.
Hubbard of the United States gunboat " Nashville " at Colon forbade the transportation of Colombian troops across the Isthmus, and landed 42 marines to prevent the occupation of Colon by the Colombian force; the diplomatic excuse for his action was that by the treaty of 1846 the United States had promised to keep the Isthmus open, and that a civil war would have closed it.
Cambon, Admiral Fournier and General Brugere, a detachment of sailors and marines from the warship " Gaulois " being present.
In December 1760 he was appointed general of the marines, with a salary of £3000 per annum, and was also sworn a member of the privy council.
In Dean cemetery, partly laid out on the banks of the Water of Leith, and considered the most beautiful in the city (opened 1845), were interred Lords Cockburn, Jeffrey and Rutherford; " Christopher North," Professor Aytoun, Edward Forbes the naturalist, John Goodsir the anatomist; Sir William Allan, L Sam Bough, George Paul Chalmers, the painters; George Combe, the phrenologist; Playfair, the architect; Alexander Russel, editor of the Scotsman; Sir Archibald Alison, the historian; Captain John Grant, the last survivor of the old Peninsular Gordon Highlanders; Captain Charles Gray, of the Royal Marines, writer of Scottish songs; Lieutenant John Irving, of the Franklin expedition, whose remains were sent home many years after his death by Lieut.
A club for soldiers, sailors and marines in London, called the Union Jack Club, was opened in Waterloo Road by King Edward VII.
On the 14th of December Vera Cruz was occupied by Spanish troops under General Prim; the French fleet and troops arrived soon after, with instructions to seize and hold the Gulf ports and collect the customs for the three Powers till a settlement was effected; Great Britain sent ships, and landed only 700 marines.
The storming parties numbered 50 officers and 980 men of the Royal Navy, drawn chiefly from the Grand Fleet and the Nore, and 32 officers and 718 men of the Royal Marines.
The Dutch navy at home and in Indian waters consists (1909) of 9 small battleships, 6 small cruisers and 80 other vessels, manned by 8600 officers and men of the navy and about 2250 marines.
Inspections of the fleet and the dockyards were established, and the corps of Marines was created in 1755.
The new commandant of the Royal Marines School of Music and Richard, working as a team, faced a daunting task.
The political fallout from the alleged massacre of 24 Iraqi civilians by US Marines in November will be worse than the.. .
The Marines shot them at close range and hurled grenades into the kitchen and bathroom, survivors and neighbors said later.
The Imperial Guard and Space Marines are in constant battle to maintain mankind's tenuous grip on survival.
During the evaluation, one aircraft crashed in Arizona on approach to landing, killing 19 marines.
Lieutenant Thomason did not join the marines on Hill 142 until several days after June 6th, the day of the fight.
In fact, decision games are a preferred method of developing experts in the U.S. Marines.
The story is about a group of American Marines on a rescue mission.
He studied oboe and pianoforte at the Royal Marines School of Music, where he also became interested in composing music.
And I have a warship with me, you'll never outrun or outgun her and she has a hundred marines onboard.
It is well known that despite the heroic and bloody defensive action of the Royal Marines the Island was captured by German paratroops.
As with Space Marines look out for weapons with good armor penetration.
Five US marines have been killed in " enemy action " in Iraq's western province of Al-Anbar, the military announced Thursday.
During the past night alone the Marines holding the staging area sustained 2 killed and 5 wounded.
If you are not prepared to buckle the swash, you should not join the Marines.
As this commanded the "Vindictive's" berth and would form a rallying point for reinforcements from landward, it was to be seized by four companies of Royal Marines - A (Chatham) under Maj.
In May 1883 an ultimatum was sent to the Malagasy queen, requiring immediate compliance with the demands of France; and as these were refused by the Hova government, Tamatave was bombarded by a French squadron and then occupied by the marines.
Each week, Harvey Walden, a no-nonsense U.S. Marines drill instructor, will take cast members through a grueling "Fit Camp."
Military personnel can choose from rings designed for the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force or Coast Guard.
In fact, even the United States Marines use them in desert regions.
Pyzam lets black do the talking with a picture of Marines surrounding Master Chief over a black background.
Fly through space; attack enemy ships and attempt landing on them to take control with your marines.
It is also cool to board a large space battle cruiser with one of your own ships and then invade it with your marines to take control of it.
You play the role of the illustrious Master Chief, the head of an army of bad-ass galactic marines.
You'll also find records for members of the Coast Guard, Navy, Marines, and Air Force.
The Marine Corps Association is a professional organization for Marines, and it also serves as a useful source for gifts and memorabilia.
Marines come to Los Angeles' aid when an unknown force begins to attack the city.
His rugged good looks were marred by a patch on his face from losing his eye during a brawl in the merchant marines.
The future looked very much like Earth's present (it is humorous to note that the Marines' dress uniforms are presumed not to change in seventy years), with certain key differences.
Cooper Hawkes (Rodney Rowland) is an in-vitro, sentenced by a judge to the Marines for defending himself from an attempted lynching.
The five young Marines are collectively the 58th Squadron, the Wildcards.
Ripley is persuaded to join with a party of Colonial Marines who are going to assess the situation, and it is here that the difference between this movie, and its predecessor, becomes clear.
Where Alien was creepy-crawly tension and jump-out-at-you boo's, Aliens veers into action-adventure with the 'eighties-style hoo-rah Marines.
The Marines find the colonists' station uninhabited and derelict, clearly having been overrun by hostile ... things.
Battles ensue, with the massively outnumbered Marines falling (heroically) one by one to the collosal bugs.
It only has one Navy theme, however, devoting a lot of other space to other branches - Army, Marines, Air Force, even EMT and firefighter themes.
The stiff leather collars found on dress blue Marine Corps uniforms has garnered the Marines the nickname leathernecks.
The Marine Corps was instituted back in the Revolutionary War on November 10, 1775, when a committee of the Continental Congress drafted a resolution asking that two battalions of Marines be formed.
No snag cuff closure - In the past, Marines complained that buttons used to secure the cuffs on their sleeve caught on things such as camouflage netting.
Trouser pleats -- Single trouser pleats added to each side of the waist give Marines more room in the hips, thighs and seat for comfort and increased durability.
Prior to 2000, the officers could wear the Marines' White Dress uniform.
Enlisted members of the Marines have red trim on the coat.
The lines include the Chatham, the Royal Marine, the Brompton, the Hut, St Mary's and naval barracks; the garrison hospital, Melville hospital for sailors and marines, the arsenal, gymnasium, various military schools, convict prison, and finally the extensive dockyard system for which the town is famous.