M-day
noun Etymology: mobilization day Date: 1924 a day on which a military mobilization is to begin

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  • M-day — [em′dā΄] n. the day on which mobilization for war begins …   English World dictionary

  • M-day — M diena statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Diena, kai prasideda ar turėtų prasidėti mobilizacija. atitikmenys: angl. M day pranc. jour M ryšiai: platesnis terminas – dienų ir valandų žymėjimas …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • m-day — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Usage: usually capitalized M Etymology: m (initial letter of mobilization) + day 1. : a day on which a military mobilization begins or is postulated (as in a problem in logistics) to begin 2. : the day on which actual hostility… …   Useful english dictionary

  • M-DAY — (day Full Mobilization Is Declared) (Governmental » Military) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • M-day — /em day /, n. Mil. mobilization day: a day assumed by the Department of Defense as the first day of mobilization, used by the military for planning purposes. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • M-day — mobilization day; unnamed day on which mobilization of forces begins …   Military dictionary

  • M-day — noun mobilization day. The day on which mobilization commences …   Wiktionary

  • M-day — See times …   Military dictionary

  • M-Day (book) — M Day (Russian: День „М”) is a book by Viktor Suvorov about Soviet Army preparations for the invasion of Germany. The author argues that the Soviet Army was preparing to attack the Germans when Adolf Hitler forestalled Joseph Stalin on 22 June… …   Wikipedia

  • M-day force materiel requirement — The quantity of an item required to be on hand and on order (on M day minus one day) to equip and provide a materiel pipeline for the approved peacetime US force structure, both active and reserve …   Military dictionary

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