order of battle

order of battle
Date: 1702 1. the disposition of troops or ships ready for combat 2. a tabular compilation of units, commanders, equipment, and their locations in a theater of operation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Order of battle — Order Or der, n. [OE. ordre, F. ordre, fr. L. ordo, ordinis. Cf. {Ordain}, {Ordinal}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Regular arrangement; any methodical or established succession or harmonious relation; method; system; as: (a) Of material things, like the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Order of battle — In modern use, the order of battle is the identification, command structure, strength, and disposition of personnel, equipment, and units of an armed force participating in field operations. Various abbreviations are in use, including OOB, O/B,… …   Wikipedia

  • order of battle — The identification, strength, command structure, and disposition of the personnel, units, and equipment of any military force. Also called OB; OOB …   Military dictionary

  • Order of Battle Tianjin–Pukou Railway Operation — Japan 2nd Army – General Toshizō Nishio ( left early Oct. 37),[1] [6] 10th Division (Motorized Square Division)– Gen Rensuke Isogai [6][7] arrived early September) ** 8th Infantry Brigade 39th Infantry Regiment 40th Infantry Regiment 33rd… …   Wikipedia

  • Order of battle for Amoy Operation — May 10 12, 1938 Japan Amoy Operation May 10 12, 1938 [1] 5th Fleet Vice Admiral Koichi Shiozawa [5] 9th Sentai  ? Myōkō [heavy cruiser][2] Armament: 10–20 cm/50cal gun (2x5), 8 12.7 cm/40cal AA gun (2x4), 4 13.2mm AA, 8–61 cm… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Saipan order of battle — is a description of the major ground combat formations that participated in the Battle of Saipan during World War II. The battle took place between June 15 and July 9, 1944.Imperial Japanese Army* HQ, 31st Army mdash; Lieutenant General Saito… …   Wikipedia

  • Order of battle for Guangdong Operation — Order of battle for Canton Operation October to December 1938 during the Second Sino Japanese War. JAPAN 21st Army Lt. Gen. Motoo Furusho [8] 5th Division Lt. Gen. Rikichi Ando [8] 9th Infantry Brigade 11th Infantry Regiment 41st Infantry… …   Wikipedia

  • Order of Battle Battle of Taiyuan — Order of Battle for the Battle of Taiyuan in the Second Sino Japanese War.JapanNorth China Front Army – Gen. Juichi Terauchi [1] * 1st Army – Gen. Kyoji Kotouki (beginning in November) ** 5th Division – Gen. Seishiro Itagaki (from Sept.) *** 9th… …   Wikipedia

  • Order of battle of the German Ninth Army, October 1941 — represents the order of battle for the German Ninth Army during Operation Typhoon as part of the German Army Group Center as it attempted to capture Moscow during World War II. Ninth Army Commander: Colonel General Adolf Strauß Chief of Staff:… …   Wikipedia

  • Order of Battle of the Chindits — an Allied special force which carried out two deep penetration raids behind Japanese line during the Burma Campaign in the South East Asian Theatre of World War II First Chindit Expedition 1943. Codenamed Operation Longcloth Headquarters 77th… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”