01. The soldiers finally [surrendered] after more than half of the men had been killed or wounded.
02. The government is calling on the guerrillas to [surrender] their weapons before the end of the month or face renewed hostilities.
03. The tourist was forced to [surrender] his passport to the authorities after being charged with smuggling.
04. He was fired from his job for stealing from the company, and had to [surrender] his office keys before leaving the building.
05. During the war, many soldiers chose to die rather than [surrender] to the enemy.
06. The government appears unwilling to [surrender] to the demands of the demonstrators.
07. The guerrillas have been given a thirty-day period in which to [surrender] their weapons.
08. Muslims believe one must [surrender] to the will of Allah, the one God.
09. There is a Bulgarian proverb which notes that a fortress [surrenders] from within.
10. The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar [surrendered] after 38 minutes.
11. The policeman was obliged to [surrender] his gun while the investigation into his shooting of an unarmed man was completed.
12. In 1942, Allied ships sailed into the harbor in Malta carrying essential supplies, and saved the country from having to [surrender] to the Germans.
13. A week after the invasion of Singapore in 1941, the British force [surrendered] to the Japanese.
14. The American Civil War ended when Confederate General Robert E. Lee [surrendered] to Union General Ulysses S. Grant in April of 1865.
15. In May of 1945, the Allies announced that all enemy forces in the Netherlands, Northwest Germany and Denmark had [surrendered] unconditionally.
16. In his famous war-time speech, Winston Churchill stated, "We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be; we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never [surrender]."
17. Virgil once observed, "Love conquers all things; let us too [surrender] to Love."

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