Sentence Examples

  • There are also batteries and redoubts facing landward and seaward below this fort; but the other defences have been either razed or dismantled.
  • That fortress, with modernized permanent works, and a main defence line studded with infantry redoubts farther out and a full interval-organization, had a very considerable perimeter.
  • Before the rise of the "group" or "Feste" idea - that is, the forts were infantry redoubts for close defense and the fighting artillery was entirely in the intervals.
  • Unfortunately for the Turks many of the "redoubts" were open at the gorge.
  • Roads had been built and gun positions prepared, and reservoirs made for water; trenches had been dug and strong redoubts constructed at various important points, though the defensive system was not completely finished when the enemy attacked at Caporetto.

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