She threw the rifle to her shoulder and took aim.
The armament of the infantry is the Mnnnlicher-Carcano magazine rifle of I891.
Alex always carried a rifle in the boot when he rode into the hills.
He rode into the camp and shoved the rifle into the boot.
Her rifle was leaning against the wagon, within easy reach, and her whip hung near by.
Alex pointed the rifle into the air and fired twice.
Alex stood in the stirrups, aiming the rifle at the bear.
She raced for the barn, for the first time wishing she had invested in that rifle Josh wanted her to buy.
She instantly leaped to the side and rolled away from the animal, glancing up as the rifle belched flames.
He jerked a rifle from its scabbard and swung it around with one arm, firing it into the air.
The angle between two objects, such as stars or the opposite limbs of the sun, was measured by directing an arm furnished with fine " sights " (in the sense of the " sights " of a rifle) first upon one of the objects and then upon the other (q.v.), or by employing an instrument having two arms, each furnished with a pair of sights, and directing one pair of sights upon one object and the second pair upon the other.
Soviet Russia found many soldiers among the Lettish refugees, and retained the Lettish rifle division which had fought during the war.
The rifle fire abated and the ground shook with the drumming of hooves.
Alex lifted the rifle and examined the brush around them carefully.
He swung around, rifle in one hand and reins in another, starting toward the bear.
He grimaced as he jammed the rifle down into its boot.
The sound was like a rifle shot and for a fleeting second Dean feared someone had fired.
He held the reins in one hand and his rifle in the other.
She watched as he saddled Ed again and shoved the rifle down into the boot.
He walked over to examine the crosses and then squatted beside them, rifle across his knees, reading.
Pulling her rifle from the box under the seat, he left Jonathan with the younger children and walked Carmen to a spot facing the target.
She had given his rifle to Josh before she met Alex.
The infantry, which wasthe first in Europe to be armed with the magazine rifle, still carries this, the Lebel, rifle which dates from 1886.
The Russian Government permitted the formation on July 13 1915 of a Lettish rifle division 50,000 men strong.
In the following November he was transferred to the Royal Artillery, and on the 3rd of August 1869 to the Rifle Brigade.
He became captain in 1871, and, transferred to the 7th Hussars in 1874, was promoted major in 1875, and returned to the Rifle Brigade as lieutenantcolonel in September 1876.
The rifle used by the infantry is a modified Mauser of the German 1888 model.
There are also many rifle associations, the members of which are liable to be called out for defence.
Both overlooked the changes brought by the introduction of the longrange rifle (muzzleand breech-loading alike), which had rendered impossible the "case shot preparation" which had formed the basis of Napoleon's tactical system.
Their rifle, 1 though a muzzle-loader, was in every other respect superior to the Prussian needle-gun, and their M.L.
Bismarck diverted three Austrian corps by an alliance with Italy, and by consenting to the neutralization of the 1 The Lorenz rifle carried a .57 bullet and was sighted to 1000 yds.; the needle-gun with a much lighter bullet was sighted to 400 only.
Parkman had become an adept in woodcraft and a dead shot with the rifle, and could do such things with horses, tame or wild, as civilized people never see done except in a circus.
There are also barracks with a military hospital and a rifle range.
For seven years (1876-1883) he commanded the 10th Middlesex (Artists) Rifle Volunteers, retiring with the rank of honorary colonel, and subsequently receiving the Volunteer Decoration.
So as to deceive the enemy, bombing and rifle fire were to be practised nightly up till 11:30 P.M., after which all activity was to cease.
On " Dingaan's day " the Boer force received the attack of the Zulu while in laager; the enemy charged in dense masses, being met both by cannon shot and rifle fire, and were presently attacked in the rear by mounted Boers.
The military establishment at the beginning of 1909 was represented by a small permanent force of about 1400 members.
I carry a rifle now – like you told me to, she concluded with a final snipe.
To her, the rifle was a method of defending herself or getting food when there would otherwise be none.
He shifted the rifle to his other hand and let out a long sigh.
He booted it with his toe while holding the rifle at its head.
He slipped the rifle out of its boot and led the way through the underbrush.