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What are Russian Military Words and Phrases?

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I was watching a Russian movie about WWII and didn't understand what some of the people were saying. What is Russian for things like "Move Out", "Get down", or such things that might be said appropriately? Thank you!

asked Jan 16, 2013 by Apsirge (480 points)
edited Jan 16, 2013 by Alex

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Hi Apsirge,

Some Russian military words and phrases are:

  • Вперёд! Advance!
  • Отста́вить! As you were!
  • Сми́рно! Attention!
  • По места́м! Battle stations!
  • Станови́сь! Fall in!
  • Ого́нь! Fire!
  • За мной! Follow me!
  • Ша́гом марш! Quick march!
  • Во́льно! Stand at ease!
  • Отбо́й! Stand down!
  • Це́лься! Take aim!
  • По места́м! Battle stations!
  • Так держа́ть! Carry on!
  • Есть! Yes sir!

Kind regards,

Yulia Amlinskaya,

Russian Language Teacher.

answered Jan 16, 2013 by RussianTeacher (19,690 points)