hors de combat


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But when things click and he gets the breaks at the right time, Hors De Combat has proven he is well up to Listed class at least.
Coral: 5-4 Kodi Bear, 9-2 Dutch Connection, 6 Breton Rock, Cable Bay, 8 Richard Pankhurst, 10 Balty Boys, 14 Hors De Combat, 16 Captain Cat, 20 bar.
Aouadi a rappele que le carnage de Sakiet Sidi Youcef a eu lieu apres que la France coloniale a decide, apres la mort de 16 de ses soldats et la mise hors de combat de quatre autres faits prisonniers lors de la bataille de Djebel Ouasta, le 11 janvier 1958, d'operer des represailles en faisant abattre une pluie de bombes sur le village de Sakiet Sidi Youcef.
The article guarantees that any person "placed hors de combat by sickness, wounds, detention, or any other cause, shall in all circumstances be treated humanely," and that "the wounded and sick shall be collected and cared for.
Under both the Geneva and Hague protocols of international humanitarian law (IHL), it is forbidden to kill or injure persons hors de combat (outside of combat) and doing so constitutes a major war crime.
Yamamoto was neither hors de combat nor was he trying to surrender.
Riding for someone temporarily hors de combat, I'd saddled up and had the beast - a spooky chestnut - nicely walking and trotting round his field.
One possible reason for our Defence Department's reluctance to admit a Leopard 2A6 was rendered hors de combat by Afghan insurgents is the fact that the arrangement with the German military is on a loan basis--not a lease or a purchase.
However, the law of war provides a third possible status for these soldiers: hors de combat.
It's probable that the book's poor reception will render Fielding hors de combat in the terror war, but here's hoping she takes another crack at what was clearly conceived as a new series.
The poor blighter will be hors de combat for around four weeks and is convalescing at home with his feet up.
Miller is able to confirm that Milton was significantly involved in these transactions, at a time when his personal life was in such a traumatic condition that many scholars have believed that Milton was hors de combat, for in the first half of 1652 he was going blind, and both his wife Mary and his son John died.