In the campaign of 1812 he guarded the rear areas.
His major duty was to attack the Japanese army from the rear area.
This was exacerbated by poor administration in the rear areas.
"Our rear areas and lines of communication must be protected," he said.
In times of war they can also be used as a combat force to secure rear areas if needed.
"They must have bypassed the security companies and they're in the rear area."
But then we were given a brief two-day rest in a rear area.
It was used as a rear area by the Greeks.
The overall effect is a larger rear area inside the car.
The windows that looked out on to the rear area were black.