friendly troops

friendly troops
próprias tropas (amigas)

English-Portuguese dictionary of military terminology. 2014.

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  • friendly fire — friend′ly fire′ n. mil fire, as by artillery, by one s own forces, that causes casualties to one s own troops • Etymology: 1970–75 …   From formal English to slang

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  • Transit of German troops through Scandinavia (WWII) — The matter of German troop transfer through Sweden and Finland during World War II was one of the more controversial aspects of modern Scandinavian history beside Finland s co belligerence with Nazi Germany in the Continuation War, and the export …   Wikipedia

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