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Soldiers fighting together on the same side.
- ‘Retired US servicemen living in Pattaya joined in services on US Veterans Day, also known as Remembrance Day in other parts of the world, to remember fallen brothers in arms on November 11 each year.’
- ‘You are Sergeant Baker, the lead of your paratrooper squad, and you must push hard to ensure you can fight and survive through eight harrowing days that will define history, and unite you forever as brothers in arms.’
- ‘Although focused on their challenging mission, the warriors on the front lines never forget their missing brothers in arms.’
- ‘The Marines' remains are gathered by teary eyed comrades, brothers in arms, and shipped home in a box.’
- ‘Now please stop helping kill my brothers in arms.’
- ‘I cannot go to my brothers in arms, because they are dead!’
- ‘The military's hardly a monolithic organization, and you can always find someone in the service who didn't like one of his brothers in arms.’
- ‘He's here, he loves, he feels, he's not afraid to get too close to these mortals, and where other heroes see dirty uneducated barbarians, he sees brave and loyal brothers in arms.’
- ‘‘He threw his arms around me,’ recalls Paul, ‘saying we were brothers in arms and all that.’’
- ‘These characters often become brothers in arms in the heat of warfare.’
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