Usage examples for platoon

  1. " Be ready for the command 'eyes right' or 'eyes left' when we pass the 'reviewing stand'," Grimm told the platoon commanders just as the parade started. – The Centralia Conspiracy by Ralph Chaplin
  2. Platoon commanders, captains by the score, Each takes his turn- and then is seen no more; But no one ever thinks of him again One half so kindly as they thought before. – Rookie Rhymes by The Men of the 1st. and 2nd. Provisional Training Regiments, Plattsburg, New York.
  3. By this method, platoon after platoon spread itself over the corpse- strewn field, until the leading files were within a few yards of the German trenches. – The Irish at the Front by Michael MacDonagh