There was a rearguard action to the north of Penrith.
A successful rearguard action covered the general withdrawal from Greece.
He would fight a rearguard action while they got a bit of a head start.
"They have just completed a two days' march of 62 kilometers after a sharp rearguard action."
Such men found themselves, however, fighting what became all too clearly a rearguard action.
He became an increasingly important leader of rearguard actions, eventually becoming a General.
It looks as if we may have a rearguard action to add to our troubles.
A few of us are trying to fight a rearguard action by doing a good deed here and there.
This particular score led a rearguard action that almost brought victory.
Get to the Avenue, pick the best position, and fight a rearguard action if necessary.