Since ISIS stormed the city of Mosul bordering Iraqi Kurdistan last week, the Kurds have been on a war footing.
Obama may have his chance to take America off of a war footing.
A Nihilist on a war footing would be considered Quaker-like in his symptoms.
Alexandria was on a war footing then and managed to hold them off.
A formal garden without a greenhouse or two—or three—is a glorious army on a war footing, but without a base of supplies.
On our return from Norka, we found everything on a war footing.
Leopold to go and be crowned at Prague, and the king of Prussia, returning to Berlin, began to put his army on a war footing.
On a war footing it could probably be raised to 270,000 men.
This was a reduction from the war footing of fifteen thousand men.
My establishment is organised on simple lines; it is placed on what I might call 'a war footing.'