French translation of 'platoon'
Example Sentences Including 'platoon'
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Yet he is anything but a bloodless administrator, for he stands ready to take over if the platoon commander is sick, wounded or on leave.Dusty Warriors: Modern Soldiers at War (2006)
A ragged platoon of Japanese soldiers is stranded on a Pacific island.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Fact-based drama involving a platoon of soldiers in Vietnam.The Sun (2010)
He deployed his command in local platoon and company bases spread throughout the country's key urban areas.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He's a bank manager and platoon commander.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Hence, a small body of soldiers: a platoon.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
England have just lost a small platoon of top men; Ireland conversely have a few leading lights soon to return.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He is one of a platoon of French intellectuals praising the game as a noble art compared with the selfish showmanship of football.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He was on the point of being promoted to platoon sergeant.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Now there is one per platoon.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The leader of the platoon I joined lost a leg.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The platoon leader 's efforts to prove his men's worth go badly wrong.The Sun (2016)
They want them with the platoon sergeant in a known location ready to treat the casualties.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
This controversial drama follows a platoon of US soldiers on their first tour of combat in Iraq.The Sun (2006)
Within a few minutes the Americans had lost one of their two platoon commanders, injured by a roadside bomb.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
You're a platoon commander '.The Sun (2008)
A platoon, a company perhaps?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
A very alarmed platoon sergeant crept across to tell us the unexpected little risk we had been running.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Upset by his treatment, he claimed that he followed army procedure and reported the incident to his platoon sergeant.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Ministry is like war, and ministers like platoon leaders.Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: platoon NOUN
A platoon is a small group of soldiers, usually one which is commanded by a lieutenant.
Translation of platoon from the Collins English to French Dictionary