In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Restoring the corps echelon became an urgent necessity as early as the counteroffensive off Moscow.
- As part of the in-theater structure required to support the deploying force, ISB echelons must deploy early and primarily by air.
- The platoon in reserve moves to the right, assuming the bottom position in the new fight echelon.
- The troops of the both echelons of the covering army remained in places of their permanent deployment; a small number of units and subunits were engaged in building fortifications close to the border.
- Let us now consider in more detail defense operation in the tactical echelon.
- In some armies, tanks were attached to rifle divisions of not only the first but also the second echelon of the corps.
- From the phalanx to the legion, from the tercio to l' ordre mixte, from the panzer division to fronts in echelon, conventional warfare has featured coherent formations, each trying to break the other.
- The second echelon was comprised of an armored division and a corps army aviation brigade.
- The plan was to take all four Hummers overhead the field for a diamond fly-by, then depart and re-enter as a division in starboard echelon for the break.
- As each flight started on the downwind leg the ships reformed in an echelon to the right and completed before-landing checklists.
- Unlike the defense of Stalingrad, the fronts had a two-echelon operational disposition of forces where tank armies for the first time formed the second echelon.
- Force Delta, which was the sea echelon of the second airborne battle group, left Germany on 26 July and closed on Beirut between 3 and 5 August.
- Medical personnel still accompany the infantrymen, artillerymen, and engineers, known as alpha echelon, who execute a parachute assault to conduct and support airfield seizure.
- He was assigned to a section attached to the rear echelon of the Scots Guards.
- Such facilities can be deployed in the strategic command and control echelons far from areas of combat operations.
- As planned, we moved the formation to starboard echelon and tried to re-enter for the break.
- The 21st and 70th armies of the front operated in the second echelon.
- For a project as large and complex as the Objective Force, every echelon needs a vision of what it must do, and these visions must be consistent across echelons.
- UA are the tactical warfighting echelons of the Objective Force and are similar to brigades and battalions.
- The marines' assault echelon had three hours to offload before tidefall threatened to beach their ships.
2echelons pluralthe upper echelons of the civil service — los niveles más altos / las altas esferas del funcionariado (público)
- the top echelons of the armed forces — los altos mandos de las fuerzas armadas
- the higher echelons of society — las capas más altas / los estratos más altos de la sociedad
- Do you have what it takes to join the upper echelons of society?
- We must focus our attention to reach higher echelons by working hard with a joint effort.
- The media should be treated like family because they target the international community and keep higher echelons of command happy.
- After independence, Creoles quickly replaced Spaniards in the upper echelons of the new society.
- The conspiracy extended to the uppermost echelons of the federal judiciary, including the Supreme Court.
- Many people assumed that I was masterminding a great shift at the top echelons of government.
- Buddhism made its first inroads into the upper echelons of Chinese society at this time, and many scholars met to discuss and compare the ideas of these two religions.
- He is not liked among the upper echelons of British society either.
- In this sense, as in many others, its 4,000 students mirror the upper echelons of French society.
- Further, this technology is not well known and therefore not fully exploited in the lower command echelons.
- They demand nothing less than equal access to the uppermost echelons of Catholicism.
- In practice, the pleasures and benefits of an improving culture could not be confined to society's upper echelons.
- Likewise, those lower echelons were completely confounded with her existence.
- It is to be expected that the invasion and conquest of these tribes will have caused severe disruption to the upper echelons of society.
- Genuinely democratic consciousness has almost entirely disintegrated within the upper echelons of American society.
- And protracted booms promote the most aggressive and most bullish to the top echelons of power.
- The upper echelons of American society are hopelessly corrupted and morally decayed.
- He had never said as much and he rarely spoke of his home and his family, but his behaviour, his manner of speech, suggested to her that he had been born into the upper echelons of society.
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