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23rd Sep '16 3:56:12 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/TheLostBattalion'' features the eponymous unit of American soldiers surrounded by the Germans in the [[WorldWarI Argonne Forest]].

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* ''Film/TheLostBattalion'' features the eponymous unit of American soldiers surrounded by the Germans in the [[WorldWarI [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI Argonne Forest]].
15th Aug '16 10:05:17 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* The last mission of ''VideoGame/HaloReach'' is this. [[spoiler: The player character is the last surviving member of Noble team on Reach. The mission is a desperate LastStand.]]

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* The last mission of ''VideoGame/HaloReach'' is this. [[spoiler: The player character is the last (known) surviving member of Noble team Team on Reach. The mission is a desperate LastStand.]]
1st Jul '16 8:00:54 PM nombretomado
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** Also AndreNorton's novel ''Star Guard'' (1955)

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** Also AndreNorton's Creator/AndreNorton's novel ''Star Guard'' (1955)
25th May '16 1:59:57 AM morane
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** The trope probably applies to commando operations in general, as these troops are usually trained to infiltrate behind enemy lines and conduct sabotage--essentially, trapping themselves behind enemy lines intentionally, with the expectation that they may not be extricated easily if at all.

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** * The trope probably applies to commando operations in general, as these troops are usually trained to infiltrate behind enemy lines and conduct sabotage--essentially, trapping themselves behind enemy lines intentionally, with the expectation that they may not be extricated easily if at all.
25th May '16 1:53:16 AM morane
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An elite unit of soldiers is cut off behind enemy lines and has to fight their way to safety. It's usually the result of hubris either on the part of the unit or (more often) their higher command.

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An elite unit of soldiers is cut off behind enemy lines and has to fight their way to safety. It's usually the result of hubris either on the part of the unit or (more often) their higher command.
command. Sometimes they are even ''intended'' to fight their way back home.




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* [[SubvertedTrope They are commandos, long rangers or guerrillas]] who are ''assumed'' to fight their way back to their own lines.
22nd Apr '16 10:18:29 AM CaptainCrawdad
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* ''Film/TheWarriors''

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* ''Film/TheWarriors''''Film/TheWarriors'' is about a gang trying to run through rival gang territory back to their home turf while all of New York City's gangs are gunning for them.
10th Mar '16 1:48:36 PM Morgenthaler
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* Literature/HonorHarrington's fate after the break-out from the StateSec ship ''Tepes'', at the end of ''In Enemy Hands''. Followed in the next book by probably one of the biggest {{prison break}}s in all of history, fictional or RealLife, escaping with roughly half a million prisoners and a [[VehicularTurnabout squadron of large warships]].

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* Literature/HonorHarrington's fate after the break-out from the StateSec ship ''Tepes'', at the end of ''In Enemy Hands''. Followed in the next book by probably one of the biggest {{prison break}}s prison breaks in all of history, fictional or RealLife, escaping with roughly half a million prisoners and a [[VehicularTurnabout squadron of large warships]].
25th Feb '16 1:19:26 AM Knight20
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** This was dramatized into the film Bat 21, itself based on a written dramatization of the same name (the main rescue pilot was a CompositeCharacter).

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** This was dramatized into the film Bat 21, itself based on a written dramatization of the same name (the main rescue pilot was a CompositeCharacter).CompositeCharacter).
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4th Feb '16 9:56:44 AM Eoppen
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* In ''Literature/TheTomorrowSeries'', the protagonists are almost always operating behind enemy lines.
29th Jan '16 5:37:26 PM nombretomado
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* Happens in just about every SvenHassel novel, including an obligatory scene where Sven and his colleagues find themselves in the midst of enemy troops and either get mistaken for a special unit (e.g. [[GermanRussians Volga Germans]] or Foreign Legion), or saved by [[CunningLinguist Porta's quick-thinking chatter]].

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* Happens in just about every SvenHassel Creator/SvenHassel novel, including an obligatory scene where Sven and his colleagues find themselves in the midst of enemy troops and either get mistaken for a special unit (e.g. [[GermanRussians Volga Germans]] or Foreign Legion), or saved by [[CunningLinguist Porta's quick-thinking chatter]].
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