Nick Tamen wrote: »
I had to google it to figure out the hymn being discussed. In our hymnal, it's “The hosts of angels in the sky . . . .” I can’t check at the moment to see if that’s the norm for hymnals on this side of The Pond, or if that’s just us.
Rufus T Firefly wrote: »
Didn't the winged squadrons of the sky appear in the film Flash Gordon, with Brian Blessed as their leader?
BroJames wrote: »
Probably an analogy with cavalry units. A squadron is the cavalry equivalent of a company of infantry.