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15th May '17 7:35:51 PM nombretomado
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* ''Film/SeventyOne'' is about a British Army recruit getting separated from his unit and lost in Belfast during TheTroubles.

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* ''Film/SeventyOne'' is about a British Army recruit getting separated from his unit and lost in Belfast during TheTroubles.UsefulNotes/TheTroubles.
7th Mar '17 12:30:07 PM Leporidae
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* Happens near the end of the UsefulNotes/WorldWarI serial ''ComicBook/GoldenEyesAndHerHeroBill'', when the heroine Golden Eyes' ambulance is shelled and she is captured by a German officer. He takes her back to the German field camp (though it's remarked to be within sight of the front line) as a prisoner, though as [[CaptiveDate one he hasn't reported]].
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20th Feb '17 6:19:51 PM ANTMuddle
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* This is the basis of the 28th Stratagem: to lure the enemy into dangerous terrain, cut off his support lines, and take away the ladder once he has ascended to the roof. The consequence is that if he somehow manages to fight through your forces and clear the lines, he will avoid the roof on his next trip.
12th Jan '17 4:49:58 PM Rmpdc
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* ''VideoGame/MedalOfHonorAirborne'' not so much as "trapped behind", but more of "dropped behind".
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.
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