In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- They were perhaps closer to Royal Marine Commandos or paratroopers than 18th-century Prussian guardsmen.
- The obtaining situation and the open terrain were factors that did not let paratroopers linger for long in those areas.
- Workers besiege police barracks and surround the paratroopers attacking the soldiers, arguing with them.
- An inseparable trait of the paratroopers was the hunting dexterity of each particular fighter.
- It currently houses a company of army paratroopers known as the Special Services Group.
- The enemy met descending paratroopers with heavy small arms and machinegun fire.
- It was created from a photograph of him visiting the paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division.
- We were between the paratroopers to the north and the British second Army to the south.
- The tank destroyer pulled up beside the foxhole to speak to the young paratrooper.
- The remaining enemy withdrew and the paratroopers were saved from destruction.
- Most paratroopers like to mark such a milestone by doing a special jump.
- The mood was set when the enemy paratroopers descended from the sky and were attacked by the allied troops.
- Israel would then deploy around 30,000 paratroopers, infantry and armoured brigades.
- Soldier A, a paratrooper, was a member of one of two platoons involved directly in the vast majority of the killings which took place that day.
- He was a sergeant paratrooper who commanded a group of men at the abbey.
- When several Israeli journalists caught up with a group of paratroopers and infantry on their way to the front, they were shocked by the intensity of the emotions.
- Senator, my father was a paratrooper in the 101st Airborne in World War II.
- Lou, we've spent most of the day with paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division.
- While in flight, it can drop both paratroopers and military equipment.
- The air-drop equipment is intended to air drop paratroopers, materiel and cargo.
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