Usage examples for battalion

  1. One of the battalion officers, seeing this failure, but knowing how all depended upon the capture of that fort, thereupon led another attack by a company of the Royal Irish Rifles. – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs
  2. Yes, not a battery, but a battalion a major's command- and the iron cross, too! – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  3. Dejean, after a moment's reflection, answered, " Sire, there is a chief of battalion who has been a long time forgotten, who is well acquainted with Ragusa." – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake