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Video footage: CIRCA 1940s - The Allied Advance Guard advances with tanks, engages in combat, and arrives at the town of Beja, in North Africa, during World War II, in 1942.
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Definition of the noun advance guard

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noun

  1. a unit or units leading the way of advancing or marching troops, guarding them from ambushes, reconnoitering and pursuing the enemy, etc.
  2. an individual soldier in the same role.

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Google previewMilitary Operations Under Special Conditions of Terrain and Weather (2008)

by I. M. Datz

Advance Guard. An advance guard is a detachment sent ...

Google previewOperations (1982)

The advance guard is a security force provided by the main body. It operates to the front of the ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Islam (2003)

by Cyril Glassé, Huston Smith

it is the last of the stages where the advance guard of the mass of believers meets the rear guard of the elect.

Google previewPalgrave's Dictionary of Political Economy (2016)

by John Eatwell

On 3d February 1848, eighty-nine chosen men were despatched from Havre as the “first advance guard” of the multitudes who were ...

Google previewDictionary of Political Economy (1901)

by Sir Robert Harry Inglis Palgrave

On 3d February 1848, eighty-nine chosen men were despatched from Havre as the "first advance guard" of the multitudes who were ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

elderly, old advanced university student post-graduate advance guard van, vanguard advancement furtherance, headway, improvement, progress, promotion, step advance money forward, lend advance notice forecast, forewarn, indication, ...

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The advance guard in the campaign for peace that America wages today must be the State Department. (Louis A. Johnson)
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