What is allied?

  • (adj): United in a confederacy or league.
    Synonyms: confederate, confederative
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on allied:

Pacific War - Japanese Offensives, 1941–42
... The government of Thailand formally allied itself with Japan on 21 December ... the first official use of the term United Nations), the Allied governments appointed the British General Sir Archibald Wavell to the American-British-Dutch-Australian Command (ABDACOM), a supreme ... After being driven out of Malaya, Allied forces in Singapore attempted to resist the Japanese during the Battle of Singapore but surrendered to the Japanese on 15 February 1942 about 130,000 ...
Pacific War - Japanese Offensive in India 1944
... After the Allied setbacks in 1943, the South East Asia command was preparing to launch offensives into Burma on several fronts ... The Japanese response to the Allied attacks was to launch an offensive of their own into India, across the mountainous and densely forested frontier ... against Imphal failed, while fresh Allied formations drove the Japanese from the positions they had captured at Kohima ...
International Tracing Service - History
... In 1943, the international section of the British Red Cross was asked by the Headquarters of the Allied Forces to set up a registration and tracing service for ... was formalized under the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces and named the Central Tracing Bureau on February 15, 1944 ... considered a central location among the areas of Allied occupation ...
Battle Of Artemisium - Strategic and Tactical Considerations
... Strategically, the Allied mission was simple ... way through either one of Thermopylae or Artemisium (since holding both was necessary for the Allied effort), or to outflank either position ... Herodotus suggests that the Allied ships were heavier, and by implication less maneuverable ...
Canon De 65 M (montagne) Modele 1906 - Combat History - France
... There were 72 mle 1906's in service on the Balkan Front during the allied breakout from the Salonica bridgehead on September 15–29, 1918 ... The initial success of this allied offensive led Bulgaria to capitulate on October 9th 1918, later in October 1918 Serbia was liberated and lastly Austria-Hungary capitulated in ...

More definitions of "allied":

  • (adj): Related by common characteristics or ancestry.
    Example: "Allied species"; "allied studies"
  • (adj): Joined by treaty or agreement.

Famous quotes containing the word allied:

    It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.
    James Baldwin (1924–1987)

    Can love be in aught allied to dissipation? Let us love by refusing, not accepting one another. Love and lust are far asunder. The one is good, the other bad.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    A great number of the disappointments and mishaps of the troubled world are the direct result of literature and the allied arts. It is our belief that no human being who devotes his life and energy to the manufacture of fantasies can be anything but fundamentally inadequate
    Christopher Hampton (b. 1946)