"My flying column of scouts is over sixty strong, picked men and wonderfully brave," he said.
For Arcoll had purposely turned his police into a flying column.
The flying column under Wood held the post of honour in the front half of the square.
I propose to use my force as a sort of flying column, co-operating with yours.
The flying column occupied just two months in its fruitless expedition.
The flying column that had ridden to the rescue was a small band of picked men, with a couple of light machine guns.
To oppose the invaders, a flying column was organized at Wady Halfa.
On the 2nd January, the flying column pushing on to Douglas, found the village evacuated by the enemy.
The relief of the latter was to be undertaken by a flying column under Mahon supported by Hunter's division.
The Government needs me to take command of a flying column to clear the provinces of filibusteros.