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  • It was that first period of a campaign when troops are still in full trim, almost like that of peacetime maneuvers, but with a shade of martial swagger in their clothes, and a touch of the gaiety and spirit of enterprise which always accompany the opening of a campaign.
  • In peacetime it is only necessary to billet troops in the villages of any district and the number of fires in that district immediately increases.
  • Buncefield oil depot fire ' Europe 's biggest peacetime blaze ' sent a pall of black smoke across large parts of southern England.
  • Buncefield oil depot fire ' Europe 's biggest peacetime blaze ' sent a pall of black smoke across large parts of southern England.
  • Together with Allies, we also have modified the readiness criteria for forces with a nuclear role and terminated standing peacetime nuclear contingency plans.

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