three officers were shot for desertion
The desertion of the small family farm constitutes the largest population movement in American history.
her mother 's desertion of her family
The wife may ask for divorce based on impotence, non-support, and desertion or lengthy absence.
He just finished serving 30 days in jail for his 1965 desertion .
Novels of alienation and misery are common currency, tales of abuse, violence and desertion are run-of-the-mill stuff for British fiction.
We confined our trapping to the late stages of incubation to minimize nest desertion due to trapping procedures.
Paradoxically, the distrust is further fuelled by the desertion of an assistant counsel on the team last month.
However, separation and desertion remain far more common.
In 1921 King George V granted him a pardon on the desertion charge.