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Bond has attempted to shore up his rearguard by signing Reading defenders Scott Golbourne and Alex Pearce on loan but it is taking time for the duo to settle at the Fitness First Stadium.
But my father spoke warmly of the French soldiers who, like him, fought the rearguard action to protect the soldiers on the beach.
It was a determined rearguard action which eventually made Suffolk bat again - even if just one run was required for a comprehensive 10-wicket win.
Rearguard Bond was fastest in the heats of the 750m Marathon with a front-running 47.
Blues were fighting a decent rearguard action to stay in the Premier League, Albion needed a miracle.
After four consecutive wins marshalled by the former England defender, Liverpool's rearguard (seen here conceding the first goal) was all at sea on the Solent without him.
Summary: Kolkata: Describing as 'frustrating' India's rearguard resistance led by Ravichandran Ashwin which thwarted England's bid .
The Arsenal manager feels much of that is down to having a settled rearguard, with the return to fitness of full-backs Kieran Gibbs - who scored his first league goal - and Bacary Sagna allowing a more balanced feel to their rearguard action.
And TN suffered injuries to North East duo Natalie Connor and Marie Ewing before mounting a brave rearguard action.
John Davis, who fought in the rearguard, described seeing "headless and limbless torsos with stomachs ripped out".
Former soldier John Davis, who fought in the rearguard said that "the sweet smell of death" was overwhelming as he and his comrades battled the German forces on the famous shoreline.
ENGLAND still do not have a settled rearguard going into the World Cup and it gets more concerning as the tournament draws closer.