Some articles on troops:
... the goal of which was to determine whether German troops would choose to withdraw or not from the first set of trenches, the offensive started on 7 August 1943 at 0630 am (with a preliminary bombardment starting at ... 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) committed to battle ...
... The Netherlands deployed further troops and helicopters to Afghanistan in 2006 as part of a new security operation in the south of the country ... The Netherlands announced 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 ...
... 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-Sib ... landing parties ashore on several occasions in further support of those troops and to evacuate sick and wounded men ... American troops were withdrawn in the spring of 1920, and Albany resumed normal peacetime duty with the Asiatic Fleet ...
... This action led to a skirmish with Carthaginian troops, who occupied the other ... to hold out until Scipio could bring troops from Messana, at which time the Carthaginians withdrew ... in the hands of the Roman senate, and returned with his troops to Messana ...
... of Mozambique formally requested the governments of Tanzania and Zimbabwe to contribute troops for "the restoration of law and order" in Mozambique ... This led to the deployment of Tanzanian troops north of the Zambezi river and Zimbabwean troops to the south ... The decision to send Zimbabwean troops to help restore law and order in Mozambique was partly influenced by Zimbabwe's close relationship with the Mozambican government which dates back to Frelimo's assistance ...
Famous quotes containing the word troops:
“Therefore the skilful leader subdues the enemys troops without any fighting; he captures their cities without laying siege to them; he overthrows their kingdom without lengthy operations in the field.”
—Sun Tzu (6th5th century B.C.)
“But, where the road runs near the stream,
Oft through the trees they catch a glance
Of passing troops in the suns beam
Pennon, and plume, and flashing lance!
Forth to the world those soldiers fare,
To life, to cities, and to war!”
—Matthew Arnold (18221888)
“A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.”
—Douglas MacArthur (18801964)