Allies

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the alliance of nations that fought the Axis in World War II and which (with subsequent additions) signed the charter of the United Nations in 1945

in World War I the alliance of Great Britain and France and Russia and all the other nations that became allied with them in opposing the Central Powers

an alliance of nations joining together to fight a common enemy

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Aided by superior air support and an advantage in numbers, Allied forces rode the Sherman tanks to victory.
BEIRUT: Hezbollah and the Syrian army captured three Syrian rebels Sunday as the allied forces advanced deeper into central Zabadani, a security source told The Daily Star.
The strongholds of the Takfiri militants are in the reach of the Syrian army and Hezbollah fighters, the sources stressed, noting that several hilltops are in the hand of the allied forces.
Allied forces targeted civilian sites too, including hospitals.
An allied forces warship also fired on Gaddafi loyalists who were trying to lay mines in Misrata's harbour, forcing them to retreat.
China is for the first time close to achieving a military capability to deny United States and allied forces access to much of the Western Pacific rim," he added.
The General Service Medal is awarded to CF personnel, members of allied forces and Canadian citizens other than CF personnel serving with the CF who deploy outside of Canada--but not necessarily into a theatre of operations--to provide direct support to operations in the presence of an armed enemy.
55pm when the station closed down and it became popular with Allied forces in the Mediterranean and North Africa who were able to pick up the radio station.
Pakistani army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani is representing Pakistan, whereas, Afghanistans Chief of General Staff General Bismillah and Commander of allied forces in Afghanistan General David McKiernan are also attending the high-level meeting.
allied, and Iraqi soldiers; involvement of terrorists from outside Iraq; loss of civilian lives due to terrorist bombs; inability of allied forces to stop lawlessness; difficulty of rebuilding power stations to provide steady electricity for the people; difficulty of helping Iraqis create a workable democratic government.
Men of the Office of Strategic Forces again face battle questions probing possible sabotage as Allied forces secretly prepare to invade Sicily then Italy during the war.
Those allied forces have a powerful ally in the White House and a bipartisan cast of collaborators in the House and Senate.
Robert Scales of the Army War College, have put together a fairly brief but critical overview of the Iraq War from the standpoint of the Allied forces.
Tomoyuki Yamashita surrendered to the Allied Forces on Sept.
IMPOSSIBLE SITUATION: Allied forces are under constant threat in Iraq
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