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1recluta feminineconscripto masculine Latin Americaconscripta feminine Latin Americabefore noun conscript army — ejército de conscriptos masculine Latin America
- At present, barely half - 134,000 of 323,000 soldiers - are conscripts completing their military service.
- This archive consists of hundreds of images of naked men, presumably fresh conscripts and army recruits, taken for an unknown kind of ethnographic exercise.
- Military conscripts who complete military service within a single period are assigned to special standby units after basic training and are immediately available.
- Nor is a conscript army without advantages both for the soldiers and the institution.
- But in a conscript army assembled by a dictatorship, the line between civilian and soldier gets blurred, at least by my calculation.
- This was the period when Napoleon was desperately trying to call up conscripts for his armies as he attempted to replenish the troops lost in the fighting.
- He had heard stories of deserting conscripts from the Army crossing into the hands of the revolution.
- It is no coincidence that the public debate accompanies the transformation of the French military from a conscript force into a professional modern army.
- A peasant conscript army was established, with weapons being the possessions of the government.
- It means that reserve troops, conscripts who have served out their compulsory-service term, would receive more recalls for training in the future.
- The speed with which it had been able to assemble and deploy such a conscript army conferred upon the German Confederation an advantage over the French, who struggled to get a smaller army into the field over a longer period of time.
- They had adopted the advantages of the new military system encapsulated in the popular conscript army, as Russia, Austria, and, particularly, Prussia undertook military reforms in response to battlefield defeat.
- It's a conscript army, and the families of the soldiers are suffering more each year.
- To some extent migrant labour is performing the role once played by military service when ex-army conscripts returned to the villages with new skills and ambitions.
- The new conscript army must have been rather unattractive for the samurai.
- A conscript army was considered the corollary of a democratic society.
- Why the officer corps of the army or the conscript regular soldiers were all fired is inexplicable.
- Constant readiness units manned by conscripts and those manned by conscripts plus contract soldiers are trained in accordance with a five-month program.
- It would allow Army conscripts who joined the military while in college to earn up to nine university course credits per year.
- Most armies staffed with conscripts and poorly trained and motivated officers will likewise disappear if hit hard enough.
1(army/soldiers) reclutarhe was conscripted into the army — lo llamaron a filas / a cumplir el servicio militar
- They bombed granaries and rural villages, destroyed crops and irrigation systems, mined pastures and fields, destroyed herds and launched sweeps through rural areas - conscripting young men and destroying the infrastructure.
- Back when the sailors were conscripted, living conditions were very poor.
- Forcible conscription of adults and children continued, although children were conscripted to a lesser extent than in the previous year.
- He was conscripted in 1939 but, because he was blind in his right eye, he was assigned to the medical corps.
- In all some two million men were conscripted between 1800 and 1814.
- The first shows soldiers being conscripted during wartime as victims on an army production line.
- American and German governments even considered conscripting women to work for the war economies but found such action unnecessary.
- He had an automatic gun on him that had jammed but to make his execution certain the authorities immediately conscripted him and had him tried by a military court.
- I was right of course and probably some of their big brothers were conscripted and killed.
- In the Soviet Union, where millions of women were conscripted, they were just as aggressive and just as brutalised by the experience as the men.
- Poland was overrun and he was conscripted into the Red Army.
- As in any situation where young and inexperienced people are conscripted into military duty, you will find a layer who question their actions.
- But conscripting people with medical skills is just a start.
- Beginning in 1753, thousands of Canadians were conscripted each year into the militia, draining labour away from agriculture.
- If you were conscripted as a common soldier some two hundred years ago, you had to get permission to get married.
- He is conscripted into a nasty little private army, escapes, finds the uniform of a US mail man, and becomes a symbol of hope.
- Citizens were conscripted from more heavily populated parts of the empire.
- The country's military junta has come under fire for decades for conscripting boys to the lower ranks of the military as porters and mine carriers.
- At 18, shortly before the end of the Second World War, he was conscripted into the army.
- In 1915 he was conscripted, but was regarded as unsuitable for combat duties and assigned to the postal and meteorological services.
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