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USS Albany (CL-23) - Service History - Later Career
... The United States landed troops at Vladivostok in Siberia, possibly to check Japanese pretensions in that area and to secure that port as an exit for the Czech Legion then transiting the Trans-Siberi ... early 1920, Albany did several tours of duty at Vladivostok in support of American troops ashore ... occasions in further support of those troops and to evacuate sick and wounded men ...
Armed Forces Of The Netherlands - Contemporary Campaigns - Afghanistan
... The Netherlands deployed further troops and helicopters to Afghanistan in 2006 as part of a new security operation in the south of the country ... in December 2007 that it would begin withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan, which were mainly in Uruzgan Province, in July 2010 ... "I do not have assurances that other countries will be ready to replace Netherlands troops, but I am certain that Dutch troops will leave in 2010," Foreign Minister Maxime Verhagen said ...
Quintus Pleminius - Military Command
... This action led to a skirmish with Carthaginian troops, who occupied the other ... scene, but Locrian insiders enabled Rome to hold out until Scipio could bring troops from Messana, at which time the Carthaginians withdrew ... Locri's political status in the hands of the Roman senate, and returned with his troops to Messana ...
33rd Army (Soviet Union) - Smolensk 1943
... of Smolensk (1943), after a day of probing, the goal of which was to determine whether German troops would choose to withdraw or not from the first set of trenches, the ... German troops attempted numerous counterattacks from their well-prepared defense positions, supported by tanks, assault guns, and the fire of heavy guns and mortars ... On the first day, the Soviet troops advanced only 4 kilometers (2.5 mi), with all available troops (including artillery, communications men and engineers ...

Famous quotes containing the word troops:

    A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
    Douglas MacArthur (1880–1964)

    The horseman on the pale horse is Pestilence. He follows the wars.
    Ardel Wray, and Mark Robson. Explaining why he is taking pains to protect his troops from plague (1945)

    Nearly all the bands are mustered out of service; ours therefore is a novelty. We marched a few miles yesterday on a road where troops have not before marched. It was funny to see the children. I saw our boys running after the music in many a group of clean, bright-looking, excited little fellows.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)