Definition funny of Platoon:

urbanA unit of 30-40 soldiers, usually commanded by a lieutenant asisted by an NCO. A platoon is formed by at least two sections or squads (usually 3 or 4) and is smaller than a company. Typically, there are 3-4 platoons in a company. Most platoons are infantry platoons; some carry other designations such as mortar or heavy weapons platoons. A platoon is the smallest military unit led by a commissioned officer Also a very kick ass movie from Oliver Stone that won Best Picture for 1986.

urbanIn the British Army, a platoon is led by a lieutenant or second lieutenant. It's the same in the Canadian Forces and the U.S. Army.


Songs about Platoon:

songsAdagio for Strings (from Platoon) by London Philharmonic Orchestra & David Parry from the Album Classical Pieces from Movies

songsPlatoon by Jungle from the Album Platoon / Drops

songsPlatoon by Jungle from the Album Jungle

songsAdagio For Strings (Theme From Platoon) by The London Theatre Orchestra from the Album Classic War Movie Themes

songsPlatoon by City Of Prague Philharmonic from the Album Hollywood Goes To War

songsAdagio for Strings (Theme from "Platoon") by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra from the Album At The Movies

songsAdagio for Strings (From Platoon) by Movie Sounds Unlimited from the Album The Best of Music From Movies


Books about Platoon:

booksPlatoon F: The SSMC Reluctant by John P. Logsdon and Christopher P. Young (Apr 23, 2014)

booksOne Million Steps: A Marine Platoon at War by Bing West (Sep 9, 2014)

booksPlatoon F: Pentalogy by John P. Logsdon and Christopher P. Young (Aug 7, 2014)

booksPlatoon Leader Toolbag: A Reference for Army Platoon Leaders by Alexis M. Marks (Apr 27, 2006)

booksOutlaw Platoon: Heroes, Renegades, Infidels, and the Brotherhood of War in Afghanistan by Sean Parnell and John Bruning (Feb 26, 2013)

booksPlatoon F: Synthetic DNA by John P. Logsdon and Christopher P. Young (Aug 7, 2014)

booksPlatoon F: Earthlings by John P. Logsdon and Christopher P. Young (Aug 7, 2014)


Movies about Platoon:

moviesPlatoon 2007 R CC - Runtime: 2 hrs Starring: Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, et al. Directed by: Oliver Stone

moviesPlatoon 1986 R - Runtime: 2 hrs

moviesAnderson Platoon 2008 NR - Runtime: 55 mins Starring: Stuart Whitman Directed by: Pierre Schoendorffer

moviesFirst Platoon: The U.S. Marines in Snow Country 2012 NR - Runtime: 57 mins Directed by: Unavailable

moviesThe Ultimate Oliver Stone Collection 1993 R - Runtime: 29 hrs 28 mins Starring: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, et al. Directed by: Charles Kiselyak and Oliver Stone

moviesPlatoon Leader 1988 R - Runtime: 1 hr 37 mins Starring: Tony Pierce, Robert F. Lyons, et al. Directed by: Aaron Norris

moviesFRONTLINE: The Wounded Platoon 2010 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 30 mins Starring: n/a Directed by: Dan Edge


Wiki information Platoon:

Military unit size designation

A platoon is a military unit typically composed of more than two squads/sections. Platoon organization varies depending on the country and the branch, but typically a platoon might consist of fifteen to thirty soldiers. A platoon is often led by a...

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Platoon is a 1986 American war film written and directed by Oliver Stone and starring Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe and Charlie Sheen. It is the first film of a trilogy of Vietnam War films by Stone. Stone wrote the story based upon his experiences as a...


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