engineers (Kontext)

German translation: Pionier (Militär)

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English term or phrase:engineer
German translation:Pionier (Militär)
Entered by: Alexandra Becker

05:21 Sep 1, 2005
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Military / Defense
English term or phrase: engineers (Kontext)
Operation Red Dawn was executed by 600 soldiers including cavalry, engineers, artillery, air support, and special forces from the Raider Brigade of the U.S. Army’s 4th Infantry Division.

Ich finde, "Ingenieure" passt nicht so ganz in die Aufzählung, oder hat das im Militärjargon eine besondere Bedeutung?
Alexandra Becker
Germany
Local time: 21:49
Pioniere
Explanation:
"Engineers" sind in einer Armee die Pioniere. Sie sind diejenigen, die oft die "schweren" Arbeiten, wie Brücken- und Straßenbau verrichten, damit der Rest der Truppe vorwärts kommt.
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Oliver Giesser
United States
Local time: 15:49
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Vielen Dank!
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engineers (kontext)
Pioniere


Explanation:
"Engineers" sind in einer Armee die Pioniere. Sie sind diejenigen, die oft die "schweren" Arbeiten, wie Brücken- und Straßenbau verrichten, damit der Rest der Truppe vorwärts kommt.

Oliver Giesser
United States
Local time: 15:49
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Vielen Dank!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Oliver Dahlmann
25 mins
  -> Danke Oliver!

agree  HLeifeld: Die Pioniere verrichten nicht nur schwere Arbeit, sie sorgen bei Bedarf auch für die Zerstörung, Vorsicht: Lass nie einen Pionier deinen Rasen sprengen
36 mins
  -> :-)) Danke!
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