Sentence Examples


  • It was demolished in 1897, the defences being antiquated.
  • Behind them lay a succession of strongly fortified zones - first, the old British and German defences of 1917 covering all the ground W.
  • Of the river without success and at the end of the day the Canadians had penetrated into and maintained themselves within the enemy defences some two and a half miles to the E.
  • All the German defences in the vicinity of Queant, where the Drocourt-Queant line joined the main Hindenburg line.
  • Their losses had been heavy; II divisions had been defeated with a loss of close on i i,000 prisoners and many guns; the artificial defences had not held up or even appreciably checked the British advance, which now threatened to turn from the N.
 

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