combined force

combined force

A military force composed of elements of two or more allied nations. See also force(s).
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He was not only obliged, by those who sat near, to take it out; but offering to go into the street to pacify the mob with the somewhat indefinite assurance that the House was prepared to give them 'the satisfaction they sought,' was actually held down in his seat by the combined force of several members.
They all agreed to that, knowing the Phanfasms to be the mightiest of the combined forces.
In vain his godfather offered to him a place in the public service, -- in vain did he try to give him a taste for glory, -- although Cornelius, to gratify his godfather, did embark with De Ruyter upon "The Seven Provinces," the flagship of a fleet of one hundred and thirty-nine sail, with which the famous admiral set out to contend singlehanded against the combined forces of France and England.
Carthoris, too, loyal son of Helium that he was, felt that even his beloved navy might not be able to cope successfully with the combined forces of three great powers.
The tide was running out, and this, together with the strong flow of the freshwater current, would have prevented our going against the cliffs even had we not been under power; as it was we had to buck the combined forces in order to hold our position at all.
Tikrit / NINA / A combined force of army and police arrested nine wanted men in accordance with Article 4 of terror north of Tikrit.
As the combined force approached the commander's location, armed militants tried to attack it, a statement from the NATO-led force said.
He said a woman was also killed and four wounded by the combined force during the operation.
A combined force killed numerous armed fighters in a gun battle last May in the Doshi district of Afghanistan's Baghlan province, military officials reported.
KIRKUK / Aswat al-Iraq: A combined force from the Iraqi police and U.
They worked with other services in a combat environment as part of a combined force, and they came home as the best in the corps.
Baquba / NINA / A combined force has arrested the Amir's assistant of al-Qaeda in a security process carried out east of Baquba on Tuesday 20, August.

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