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Synonyms for desert rat

any of various leaping rodents of desert regions of North America and Mexico

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From 1946 to 1983, little escaped the lens of former Desert Rat and veteran Gazette photographer Wilf Thompson.
SCOTLAND'S oldest surviving Desert Rat has just celebrated his 103rd birthday.
British military figures - including a former Desert Rats commander and a former army officer - have condemned the move to allow women to fight on the front line as a "politically-correct mistake".
1), data were analysed for differences of proportions between runners' use of analgesia during training, competition and recovery, between those participating in the Desert RATS and ESM races.
FORMER Desert Rat and chauffeur to the Cardiff Lord Mayor Richard Ferguson has died aged 92.
The Desert Rats continue to work hard and play hard with adventure training opportunities.
Here he follows the British Eighth Army and the Seventh Armoured Division, which took the jerboa, or desert rat, as an emblem.
Desert Rat Joe, 90, who survived the most bitter battles of the Second World War, died fter allegedlybeing given the wrong drug.
The 13-year-old was between the pipes for the Desert Rats teams at the Hong Kong Inline Cup and his 93 per cent save percentage helped the team to win both the under-12 and under-14 tournaments.
There are a few desert rats available at bigger prices, though, who should attract interest over the next couple of weeks.
FOUR Desert Rats are marking their first anniversary of helping to depose Saddam Hussein by running across the Sahara to raise money for leukaemia victims, including Scots girl Millie Forbes.
I always say to the kids, You may be desert rats but you can go down there (to the section championships) and make some noise,'' Thibault said.
DESERT Rats yesterday revealed the warehouses full of food Saddam kept from his hungry people.
Initially he saw action in Palestine and North Africa, where, as a Lance Corporal, he was trained as a tank driver as part of the 7th Armoured Division - known famously as the Desert Rats.
The initiative, led by the Desert Rats Association, aims to educate future generations on the legacy of the British 7th Armoured Division, which fought in the North Africa Campaign and later Italy and North West Europe during the 1940s conflict.