Sentence Examples

  • The casualties in the hard-fought battle of Ligny were very heavy.
  • The captures of the corps came to over 4,000 prisoners and 87 guns; the attacking strength of the Australians was less than 6,000 and the casualties were just over r,000 in all.
  • At the cost of only Boa casualties it had penetrated some 31 m.
  • On the night of the 23rd-24th, just as the assault was being renewed, Stessel delivered a fierce counter-attack against the lost positions, and the result of an all-night battle was that though the forts were not recaptured, the assault was repulsed with over 5000 casualties, and the Japanese in Pan-Lung were isolated.
  • In World War II, even more battles had a million casualties each.