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  • He can say that on a mission in enemy-held territory he was captured, despite his efforts to remain undetected.

    Mike Grout

  • The seventeen day course, over which there has been much controversy, teaches Air Force men how to behave if captured, how to resist attempts at brainwashing, how to plan and execute an escape and how to survive when loose in enemy-held territory.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Thirty nine years earlier, almost to the day, my company assaulted the enemy-held hill looming above the road.

    Korea's Heartbreaking Hills

  • It was clear this had been enemy-held just minutes earlier.

    An Ordinary Soldier

  • Fixing a meeting with a politician during party conference is like organising a bridge four during an air cavalry swoop over enemy-held mountain ranges.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • Some medics are integrated into the combat forces, storming enemy-held objectives and dodging bullets to save their comrades, others wait for the wounded to arrive and begin fighting for their lives on operating tables.

    The Blog of War

  • POWs may be held to the end of the conflict, or exchanged for enemy-held POWs.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: December 4, 2006

  • The next morning, in several hours of bloody fighting, they charged and took an enemy-held hill shoulder to shoulder with what was left of I Company.

    Brotherhood of Heroes

  • “Your objective remains the same—to straighten out the salient around Hill 140 and further constrict the enemy-held portion of the Pocket.”

    Brotherhood of Heroes

  • Mace gestured with his BAR toward the enemy-held ridge.

    Brotherhood of Heroes

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