deserter

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Synonyms for deserter

Synonyms for deserter

Synonyms for deserter

a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc

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ITEM: The Associated Press reported on November 16: "Soldiers strained by six years at war are deserting their posts at the highest rate since 1980, with the number of Army deserters this year showing an 80 percent increase since the United States invaded Iraq in 2003.
Finally, since these historians understandably focused on affairs within the army, they often paid little attention to the tactics deserters used to escape, or what happened to them once they got away.
The two teams met at the Duke of Clarence in Canton, with the Deserters, who play out of The Birchgrove pub, the nominal home side.
After his parents are killed, Hannibal (played by Ulliel, right) and his sister are captured by deserters.
99) illustrates nose pickers, stinkers, table deserters and more, using fun rhymes and simple yet zany drawings for embellishment.
Its publicity says it tells a "universal story about the painful forming of character" of the four deserters.
Throughout history, governments have sought to portray deserters from their wars as cowardly and traitorous and the American government is certainly no exception.
The move follows a call by Defence Secretary Des Browne, who has ordered an urgent review of Government policy on executed deserters.
A BIRMINGHAM MP has defended stiff sentences for army deserters in the face of calls to water them down.
1953: An amnesty offered by the government to Second World War deserters brought in applications from more than 3,000 servicemen and 14 servicewomen.
As Gareth Williams, Professor of History, University of Glamorgan, and the programme presenter, said, 'the treatment of deserters was one of the most tragic, most shameful and most disgraceful episodes in the whole history of the British Army'.
Hinzman, Hughey, and Sanders are following in the footsteps of tens of thousands of military deserters and draft dodgers who went to Canada during the Vietnam War.
At the chief party headquarters in Iraq's second-largest city, officials kept copious files on every comrade in their ranks, tracked thousands of army deserters, and passed on intelligence warnings about spies and saboteurs.
A public memorial to young deserters who were shot during the First World War is to be unveiled in May.
They suspect army deserters may be behind the attack.