theatre of war


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Noun1.theatre of war - the entire land, sea, and air area that may become or is directly involved in war operations
field of operations, theater of operations, theatre of operations, theatre, theater, field - a region in which active military operations are in progress; "the army was in the field awaiting action"; "he served in the Vietnam theater for three years"
zone of interior - the part of the theater of war not included in the theater of operations
region - a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions"
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The inhabitants of territories, often the theatre of war, are unavoidably subjected to frequent infringements on their rights, which serve to weaken their sense of those rights; and by degrees the people are brought to consider the soldiery not only as their protectors, but as their superiors.
But would these allies reach the theatre of war in time to be of avail to Helium?
Her first glance, however, at the actual theatre of war gave her the impression that matters had advanced beyond the hushing-up stage.
The theatre of war," he answered - "and here we are at the stage door
Anzac Day is a time for all Australians to come together to commemorate the sacrifices made by Australian servicemen and servicewomen in every theatre of war and on operational service.
NO more the sound of conflict No more the theatre of war Left behind long ago On that far distant shore The heartache of silence Your voice around no more Your last words spoken In a letter I hold so dear Next to my heart, so you are always near The children now older Understand the futility of war Today we stand together Remembering happier days Remembering the love we shared Before war took it away We have cried many tears, since that fatal day The birthdays you missed The Christmases without you Those were lonely days The pain is easing Yet the heartache remains The crowd are silent as I look around The silence is broken, as a bugle sounds A day of Remembrance Remembering you today Before our lives were shattered When war took you away.
Isaacs is in Scotland with the Theatre of War company, who produce ancient Greek tragedies for servicemen, veterans and their families.
THE theatre of war will come dramatically to life in an outdoor spectacular at Redcar's Kirkleatham Museum.
FORMER Casualty actress Catherine Shipton swaps the operating theatre for the theatre of war in a gritty and compelling military-based drama heading for The Brindley.
Poles fought bravely alongside the British in every theatre of war, especially , p y the Battle of Britain.
By all means film him in action but, if the interviews themselves were so crucial, surely the big brains of the Palace could have organised them out of the theatre of war and back home, within skelping distance of one's granny.
As Syria spirals towards new depravities, the fear is the heroes of Helmand may soon be put at more risk in a new theatre of war.

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