Show all results sharing this subject:
1 a group of troops, aircraft, or ships sent away on a separate mission: a detachment of Marines.
2 a temporary military or naval unit formed from other units or parts of units.
The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military »
Warfare and Defence.
See all related items in Oxford Index »
Search for the text `detachment' anywhere in Oxford Index »
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please,
or login to access all content.
Forgot your password?