Definition of General headquarters
1. Noun. Military headquarters from which a military commander controls and organizes the forces.
Generic synonyms: Headquarters, Hq, Military Headquarters
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Lexicographical Neighbors of General Headquarters
Literary usage of General headquarters
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"Brevet Major-General. HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS, MD ML, 1 M ч ov, GA., ... Lieutenant-General Grant and Major-General HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS. MPM. ..."
2. The Political History of the United States of America During the Period of by Edward McPherson (1880)
"... are hereby delegated to the above-named district commanders. By command of General Grant. ED TOWNSEND, Assistant Adjutant General. HEADQUARTERS OF THE ..."
3. A Journal of the Great War by Charles Gates Dawes (1921)
"... again confer with General Ford at British general headquarters on Saturday in order that I may be sure that I have conveyed properly his suggestions. 2. ..."
4. The Dover Patrol 1915-1917 by Reginald Hugh Spencer Bacon (1919)
"TOWARDS the end of 1915 I put forward a proposal to the Admiralty and General Headquarters in France for a landing of troops inside Ostend, an operation ..."
5. Seal and Salmon Fisheries and General Resources of Alaska by David Starr Jordan, Henry Wood Elliott, Washburn Maynard, Sheldon Jackson, William Gouverneur Morris, Ivan Petroff, Charles Haskins Townsend, Frederick William True, John J. Brice, Leonhard Stejneger (1898)
"By command of Brigadier-General Howard: AH NICKERSON, Major and Assistant Adjutant-General. HEADQUARTERS, DEPARTMENT OP THE COLUMBIA, Portland, Oreg., ..."
6. American Orders & Societies and Their Decorations: The Objects of the by Jennings Hood, Charles James Young (1917)
"... be forwarded to general headquarters for record and permanent preservation. It is hereby expressly provided that all Camps shall, as far as practicable, ..."
7. The American Army in the European Conflict by Jacques Aldebert de Pineton Chambrun, Charles Marenches (1919)
"... METHODS OF TRAINING CAMPS — SCHOOLS ESTABLISHMENT OF general headquarters AT CHAUMONT THE SS Baltic which left New York on the twenty- eighth of May, ..."