Sentence Examples


  • The Emperor's gratitude was announced to the vanguard, rewards were promised, and the men received a double ration of vodka.
  • The troops of the vanguard were stationed before Wischau, within sight of the enemy's lines, which all day long had yielded ground to us at the least firing.
  • The prisoner said that the troops that had entered Forminsk that day were the vanguard of the whole army, that Napoleon was there and the whole army had left Moscow four days previously.
  • Through a misunderstanding continued to hold Amba Alagi, was almost annihilated by the Abyssinian vanguard of 40,000 men.
  • He had fought as captain of the vanguard at Flodden and after the victory was created earl of Surrey.