Definition of Military mission
1. Noun. An operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters. "The planes were on a bombing mission"
Generic synonyms: Military Operation, Operation
Specialized synonyms: Combat Mission, Search Mission, Search And Destroy Mission, Direct Support
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Lexicographical Neighbors of Military Mission
Literary usage of Military mission
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of the World War by Frank Herbert Simonds (1919)
"VIII THE FIRST GERMAN GAS ATTACK AND THE NEW GAS WARFARE* By MAJOR SJM AULD [Of the British military mission to the United States] In the early part of ..."
2. Russian-American Relations, March, 1917-March, 1920: Documents and Papers by Foreign Policy Association, Caroline King Cumming, Walter William Pettit (1920)
"Denial by the American military mission of the Presence of American Officers ... The American military mission in Petrograd states: The military mission at ..."
3. Forty Years of Diplomacy by Roman Romanovich Rosen (1922)
"... Prime Minister—military mission to Korea—A young Prince—Occupation of Port Arthur—A Japanese offer—The Rosen-Nissi Convention— Visit of Grand Duke Cyril ..."
4. Historic Handbook of the Northern Tour: Lakes George and Champlain; Niagara by Francis Parkman (1885)
"... A military mission. QUEBEC was without a governor. Who should succeed Champlain ? and would his successor be found equally zealous for the Faith, ..."
5. An Auto-biographical Memoir of Sir John Barrow, Bart., Late of the Admiralty by John Barrow (1847)
"... and speedily reinstated—Sent on a military mission to the Eastern part of the Colony. MY first visit on my return was, of course, to the Governor, ..."
6. Bolshevik Russia by Étienne Antonelli (1920)
""Signed: Barter, Lieutenant General, head of the British military mission; Coanda, General, head of the Rumanian military mission; ..."
7. Peru of the Twentieth Century by Percy Falcke Martin (1911)
"... Departmental Boards—Navy—Strength in 1911—Army—Strength in 1911—French Military Mission — Armaments — Peruvian soldiers—Full fighting strength. ..."