Results for: Battalion

In World War 1

Why did we have pal battalions?

Answer . It encouraged voluntary enlistment, was a good Homefront patriotic ploy and produced units with enhanced morale.
In Definitions

What is a battalion?

A battalion is a unit of military organization. It has no fixeduniversal definition as to the size or composition of it. However,it falls in the organizational hierarchy betwe (MORE)
In Example Sentences

Battalion in a sentence?

General George Patton led the tank battalion in World War 2 in Italy, France, Germany, and Belgium. The men in battalion both loved and hated him because of his personality an (MORE)
In World War 2

How bid is a battalion?

\nThe typical Infantry Battalion has three line companies and one Headquarters company, each line company has a nominal manned strength of 300 Troops, and the HQ company somet (MORE)
In Founding Fathers

What does a battalion comprise of?

several soldiers form a squad. several squads form a platoon. Several platoons form a company and several companies form a battalion.
In US in WW2

What is a battalion chief?

It depends on what kind of battalion you are talking about. A chief is ussually a former enlisted member who is qualified to be an officer but the combination of his or her (MORE)
In World War 1

Who were the bantam battalion?

they were a small group of men too short to originally enlist for ww1, they all were between 5ft and 5ft 3inches
In World War 2

What is a Battalion Runner?

a battalion runner was a solider in the world wars who ran messages from the main office (which where behind the trenches) to the front of the trenches where the message would (MORE)
In History, Politics & Society

How many to a battalion?

An Infantry Batallion has a nominal strength of 1224. It can vary however from 300 to 1300
In Mormonism

Why was there a Mormon battalion?

The United States Military asked the Mormon pioneers to provide a regiment of men for the army to help fight in the Mexican-American War. The Mormons obeyed the request of th (MORE)