⇄Change DirectionTranslation for 'war zone' from English to Icelandic
NOUN   a war zone | war zones
átakasvæði {hv}
war zone
ófriðarsvæði {hv}
war zone
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Translation for 'war zone' from English to Icelandic

war zone
átakasvæði {hv}hern.

ófriðarsvæði {hv}hern.
Usage Examples English
  • Head of the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security Lydie Evrard and Head of the Department of Safeguards Massimo Aparo, that on 1 September 2022 started IAEA's first inspection of a nuclear plant in a war zone, at Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine The Statute of the IAEA was approved on 23 October 1956 and came into force on 29 July 1957.
  • About 90 percent of the cargo was moved by merchant marine naval to the war zone.
  • "Alabama" assisted in Operation Magic Carpet after the war, carrying some 700 men home from the former war zone.
  • The 4th Battalion went to South Vietnam in the spring of 1967, operating initially in War Zone D and around Tay Ninh near the Cambodian border as a unit under the 196th Infantry Brigade (Separate).
  • Neither state officially declared war, although both governments declared the islands a war zone.
  • Zhu De became the commander of the Eighth Route Army active in Shanxi and was named the vice-commander of the Second War Zone, under Yan himself.
  • The question is whether or not PMC soldiers are as accountable for their war zone actions.
  • In 1868 and 1869 he made two visits to the war zone of the Paraguayan War, which he described in his "Letters from the Battlefields of Paraguay" (1870).
  • While the first three conventions dealt with combatants, the Fourth Geneva Convention was the first to deal with humanitarian protections for civilians in a war zone.
  • His three-war active-duty flying career spanned more than 30 years and took him to many parts of the world, including the Korean War zone and the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War.
  • Like many Siberian cities, Tomsk became the new home for many factories relocated out of the war zone from 1941.
  • In 1992 Somalia became a war zone with no effective government, police, or basic services after the collapse of the dictatorship led by Siad Barre and the split of power between warlords.
  • Santiago located at some distance from the war zone remained the political capital since 1578.
  • The headmaster suggests that they want him out of a potential war zone, where he might be viewed suspiciously because of doubts about his loyalties.
  • During operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm some M1IP and M1A1s were modified locally in theater (in the war zone) by modification work orders (MWO) with additional rolled homogeneous armor plating welded on the turret front.
  • The incident provoked a furious outburst in the United States, especially when Germany refused to apologize, instead countering that the destroyer was operating in what Germany considered to be a war zone and had suffered the consequences.
  • During the 1917 Russian Revolution, Nimzowitsch was in the Baltic war zone.
  • The alleged war crimes include attacks on civilians and civilian buildings by both sides; executions of combatants and prisoners by both sides; forced disappearances by the Sri Lankan military and paramilitary groups backed by them; acute shortages of food, medicine, and clean water for civilians trapped in the war zone; and recruitment of child soldiers by both the Tamil Tigers, and the TMVP, a Sri Lankan Army paramilitary group.
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Contains translations by TU Chemnitz and Mr Honey's Business Dictionary (German-English only).
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