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- n. activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign)
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The Army’s part will be more than mere landing parties to destroy the forts; it must be a deliberate and progressive military operation carried out at full strength, so as to open a passage for the navy.”
Tribes of Reds who weren't even heretics, let alone Christians -- they were heathen, and half the military operation in Detroit consisted of buying those hideous bloody trophies --
Additionally, for the types of conflicts in which we’re most likely to find ourselves engaged, the initial military operation will often be less complex and costly than the work that follows-training local police forces, restoring electricity and water services, building a working judicial system, fostering an independent media, setting up a public health infrastructure, and planning elections.
He authorized a military operation that became known as the Black Line.
In his first efforts, the fugitive Lascaris commanded only three cities and two thousand soldiers: his reign was the season of generous and active despair: in every military operation he staked his life and crown; and his enemies of the Hellespont and the Maeander, were surprised by his celerity and subdued by his boldness.