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1. A sub-unit of an Infantry Battalion a platoon is a body of around 30 men. usually 3 Sections and a command element consisting of a Subaltern, a Platoon Sergeant and three section commanders.

2. A Vietnam war film where one soldier slowly realises he doesn't like war or the human nature very much.

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