How to use Battlefield in a sentence
We are met on a great battlefield of that war.
Nay, at last his evil destiny pursued him to the battlefield and his own home.
On the other hand the Austrians pointed out that not only would failure to understand each other's language cause fatal confusion on a battlefield, but also tend to disintegrate the forces even in peace time.
Thus 3300 defenders were able to repulse and even to "expunge from the battlefield" the whole of the Sevastopol column, except that portion of it which drifted away to its left and joined Pavlov.
Napoleon enters Moscow after the brilliant victory de la Moskowa; there can be no doubt about the victory for the battlefield remains in the hands of the French.Advertisement
My place is on the battlefield.
He'd never thought he'd find a reason to leave the battlefield.
The battlefield was the empire of Constantine and Theodosius.
It is the great highway, and also the great battlefield, of Palestine.
The air was filled with electricity and the battlefield a mix of red fog and purple lightening.Advertisement
Six hours earlier his conclusion would have been correct, but early that morning the Prussian headquarters, alarmed for the safety of their line of retreat on Berlin by the presence of the French in Naumburg, decided to leave Hohenlohe and Rachel to act as rear-guard, and with the main body to commence their retreat towards the river Unstrutt and the Eckhardtsberge where Massenbach had previously reconnoitred an " ideal " battlefield.
Longstreet followed Jackson, and Lee's army was reunited on the battlefield.
The night of the 20th-21st was spent by both armies on the battlefield.
The battlefield of Sheriffmuir is about 21 m.
Epic battlefield moments including D-day, the Russian charge at Stalingrad and the battle for Berlin.Advertisement
Medal of Honor and Battlefield 2 have also been successful products for EA.
She sat down, growing oblivious to those around her as she manipulated and modified the battlefield.
At Friedland, however, his success was complete, and henceforth the method recurs on practically every battlefield.
The "King's Stone," said to mark the spot where James was killed, is at some distance from the actual battlefield.
Bredow's command (six squadrons of the r6th Ulans and 7th Cuirassiers) was at that moment drawn up under cover about half a mile west of Vionville, and from its position could see nothing of the events in progress on the battlefield.Advertisement
Wallenstein's army gave way at all points and the Swedes slept on the battlefield.
Corps had reached Namur, within easy distance of the Ligny battlefield.
The right wing of the position was covered by the Antietam as it approaches the Potomac, the upper course of that stream formed no part of the battlefield.
The site of his palace is marked by a ruined enclosure containing a fragment of the tower of Queen Militsa, whither, according to legend, tidings of the defeat were brought her by crows from the battlefield.
The Netherlands became the battlefield of Reformation and Counter-Reformation in even a stricter sense than France.Advertisement
It contains the famous caves of Ajanta, and also the battlefield of Assaye.
Corps and the Damascus and Smyrna reserves and scattered as it was, can hardly be credited with more than 200,000 of its nominal 340,000, of whom no more than 50,000 combatants were in fact ever assembled on one battlefield.
Viewed as a whole, `Ali Riza's forces, scattered as they inevitably were through the need of holding territory, were reasonably well distributed, in that, though the Turks were in the ensemble inferior in the ratio of I to 21, their handicap on the decisive battlefield reduced itself to the ratio of t to about II-.
Threatened by the Greeks - now again advancing on Florinaand pursued on front and flank by the converging divisions on the battlefield itself, the Turkish army broke up entirely.
The Taborites were defeated, and the two Prokops and most of their other leaders perished on the battlefield.
When nineteen years old he corresponded with Mazzini, to whom he became whole-heartedly devoted; among other patriotic poems he wrote a hymn to the Bandiera brothers, and in the autumn of 1847 a song called "Fratelli d'Italia," which as Carducci wrote, "resounded through every district and on every battlefield of the peninsula in 1848 and 1849."
Germanicus proceeded by easy stages to his province, halting on his way in Dalmatia, and visiting the battlefield of Actium, Athens, Ilium, and other places of historic interest.
Maes Garmon (the battlefield of Germanus) is about a mile west of Mold.
Both sides spent the rest of the night on the battlefield, reorganizing their broken corps.
It was more and more regarded as the special function of the priest to administer absolution, though as late as the i 6th century we hear of laymen confessing to and absolving one another on the battlefield because no priest was at hand.
The conservative and timid Leibnitz was beaten on the battlefield of politics and public law, and the aggressive spirit of Pufendorf aggravated yet more the dispute, and so widened the division.
The body of Viscount Dundee, conveyed hither from the battlefield of Killiecrankie, was buried in the church of Old Blair, in which a monument was erected to his memory in 1889 by the 7th duke of Atholl.
Thanks to the prudent constable du Guesclin, sitting quietly at home he reconquered bit by bit what his predecessors had lost upon the battlefield, helm on head and sword in hand; and when he died in 1380, after the decease of both Edward III.
Italy was their first battlefield; Charles VIII.
Gyges (c. 687-652) was, however, defeated on the banks of the Hermus; the situation of the battlefield shows that the power of Smyrna extended far to the E., and probably included the valley of Nymphi (Nif).
These were happy images of shared exploits, battlefield victories, and tender moments crying on each other's shoulders as their world grew uglier.
He and his vamps had fought half the night and created the battlefield full of destruction before the dozen Guardians assigned to the safe house were overwhelmed.
In his blood-filled haze, he heard one of his brothers shout, and the demons shift their focus from Kris.s small groupâ€”which Rhyn defendedâ€”to the warriors pouring out of portals onto the small battlefield.
Anzac has created the first real ' anzac battlefield tour and stays in Turkey.
It is used by the ATF in planning and controlling its forces on the digitized battlefield.
The rebel forces were defeated in the ensuing battle and the mighty Warwick himself slain fleeing the battlefield.
The decisive action took place on this hill, which overlooks the battlefield.
The isolated church is rumored to stand on a mass grave of nine thousand men who fought and died on the surrounding battlefield.
We had a trip out to see the WW1 battlefield at Verdun.
Whether the force is fighting in a linear or a nonlinear battlefield, the factors of METTT will determine location of the FARP.
Then " First Aid " which explores the experiences of a virgin first-aider on a bloody battlefield.
Where memory meets identity, we enter the field of heritage, where the category of ` historic battlefield ' finds its home.
The IDM is the KW's link to the digital battlefield.
This analysis is a function of position on the modern battlefield.
It looked rather like a first world war battlefield.
On the slopes of Isandhlwana itself, men under Colonel Drury-Lowe are searching the battlefield in order to bury the English dead.
A view showing a man, possibly a correspondent, beside his camel watching a wounded dervish on the battlefield.
Along the way you come across enemy gun emplacements that you can take over, and use to pepper the battlefield.
The macabre fascination with battlefield icons such as The Danger Tree and the Lone Pine may be more than just commemorative passion.
Released in 2002, this is the first Battlefield Band to feature teenage fiddler Alasdair White.
Neither side has much need for skill-at-arms as electrical gadgetry takes over the battlefield.
You can even lead your men into battle riding tall in a tank or flying over the battlefield in your own gunship!
Among the great multiplicity of details that complete Battlefield 2, there is one minor feature that is both obscure and wonderful.
Quite clearly battlefield munitions had the capacity to cause enormous suffering.
The effects of weather and battlefield obscurants should be factored.
However, possible future applications for the Stratellite also extend to areas such as border control and battlefield surveillance as well as climate research.
There William the Conqueror to fulfill a vow made on the battlefield, founded Battle Abbey in Sussex.
Since all future battlefield weapons will be navigated by satellite, Europe will be helping China re-arm using Galileo technology.
These instructions were communicated to the French, though not to the allies, Louis putting Dunkirk as security into possession of England, and the shameful spectacle was witnessed of the desertion by the English troops of their allies almost on the battlefield.
Skulls are rarely visible on a battlefield for more than two or three seasons after the fight, and we may therefore presume that it was during the reign of Inarus (460-454 B.C.), 2 when the Athenians had great authority in Egypt, that he visited the country, making himself known as a learned Greek, and therefore receiving favour and attention on the part of the Egyptians, who were so much beholden to his countrymen (see Athens, Cimon, Pericles).
The nearer they got to the hollow the less they could see but the more they felt the nearness of the actual battlefield.
Kutuzov was saying to a general who stood beside him, not taking his eye from the battlefield.
On the way to the battlefield, she systematized matters perfectly.
Even the greatest of the post-war monument builders recognized the power of the unbuilt space of the battlefield.
Cruisers get to see landmarks from the river and then visit the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, Chalmette Battlefield, the Malus-Beauregard House, and the Chalmette Monument.
Unfortunately they found that the tendency of microfiber to melt, rather than burn, made it a liability for the high-risk battlefield environment.
When kids see the commercials and ads for the EyeClops night vision binoculars or goggles, the impression is that they'll get to experience exactly the sort of night vision ability that military soldiers have on the battlefield.
Participate in the Best of the Battlefield video game tournament sponsored by EA (Electronic Arts) and vie for the $250,000 prize.
Perhaps the most revered army game for the PC, Battlefield 2 is the official successor to the highly successful Battlefield 1942.
Then, you find a target on the battlefield and choose one of the three Bakugan you have in your possession to throw.
Battlefield 2 is an action-packed military shooter game for the PC.
Tanks, boats, armored carriers and more, Battlefield 2 offers players the chance to just hop in and start firing away at any time.
While the maps tend to be smaller than most of battlefield 1942's original settings, the visual tradeoff is certainly worth it.
Lush settings and harsh desert environments have never looked better, so you'll definitely want to play Battlefield 2 on a powerful system.
This is probably one of the coolest Battlefield Bad Comapny cheats.
That's how you get the One in a Million Achievement in Battlefield Bad Company.
Just go to Veteran Battlefield.com and register any previous Battlefield games.
If you purchased the Gold Edition of Battlefield Bad Company, then you can unlock five level 25 weapons to use.
Check out LoveToKnow's extensive Battlefield 2 cheat codes to help you along in that game if you are still playing it.
Then read the Battlefield 2 review to get a grasp on the game.
As mentioned before, the Official Battlefield Site at EA.com is the best source of news and information out there.
One of the more interesting games to be released in recent memory is the Battlefield Heroes download.
Taking a wholly different approach is Electronic Arts, because the Battlefield Heroes download is actually free.
Then, you have the opportunity to download Battlefield Heroes for free.
If the game download is free, how does Electronic Arts make money with Battlefield Heroes?
There are two primary revenue streams being generated for this title, making it quite different from other Battlefield games from the past.First, you will find that there is in-game advertising.
While most other Battlefield games have featured realistic and life-like graphics, Battlefield Heroes features a cartoon-like style.
The re-spawn time is only five seconds, compared to the 15 seconds in previous Battlefield games.
Playing the Battlefield Heroes download still won't be quite as relaxed and easy as playing some online solitaire, but it is more approachable than the more hardcore games in the genre.
For more information about the game and what to expect, you can point your browser to the Battlefield Heroes EA Games webpage.
As the first game released by Electronic Arts using the "Play 4 Free" pricing model, Battlefield Heroes will prove to be an interesting experiment as to whether this model is sustainable in the long-term.
In military and science fiction terms, a drop ship is a mode of transportation -- typically airborne -- that is designed to carry infantry and other soldiers into and out of the battlefield.
The first 3D Final Fantasy game features polygon baddies and a cinematic camera that swirls around the battlefield as you attack and cast spells.
Fights play out in typical Fire Emblem fashion, which for those of you new to the series, means that they are turn based and take place on a fixed battlefield map.
Mirror's Edge is a welcome change to the never-ending supply of sequels, rehashes, and rip-offs and this game is especially something different from the makers of the Battlefield games.
Electronic Arts' Battlefield 2 is a war strategy simulation that is finding a wide audience as well.
Testers adhere to a plan developed by the test lead - the general on the battlefield of killing bugs.
Love is a battlefield, and this sentiment is especially true with Aries.
The most famous haunted battlefield in America is Gettysburg, the location of one of the worst battles of the American Civil War.
At Chickamauga Battlefield Park in Tennessee, the site of another Civil War battle, the ghost of Old Green Eyes terrifies park visitors.
Green Eyes appears as two glowing eyes in the night, accompanied by groaning and crying as he roams the battlefield, searching for his missing body.
View live footage from Gettysburg battlefield and several other locations known for paranormal activity in England and Ireland.Who knows, maybe you'll see a ghost.
Ghost Soldiers in Gettysburg - Gettysburg is the site of one of the worst battles of the entire civil war, and many people claim to have sighted ghosts in various areas around the battlefield.
Encountering the Parthians in battle, the Roman army was amazed at the silken banners that appeared to float over the battlefield.
Confederates often salvaged Federal haversacks from the battlefield or Union prisoners of war and discarded their stained confederate issued counterpart.
These were required as a part of uniforms on the battlefield.
While uniformity developed amidst troops, officers still needed to be discernible on the battlefield.
A Knight Templar uniform clearly identified the religious soldier on the battlefield.
Some of the Confederate units even wore dark blue and were mistaken for the enemy on the battlefield.
In fact, blue remained the color worn on the battlefield until the Spanish American War, when khaki uniforms were introduced.
Some of the Union regiments wore gray on the battlefield and to make things more confusing, some of the Confederates wore blue.
Battlefield - Many flag and eagle pictures are portrayed as honoring the fallen soldiers that have died in the service of their country.
The hilltop is surrounded by a residential neighborhood and therefore is not actually a preserved battlefield park.
It would make for an aggravating experience, if Tim was serious about assigning him to manage the battlefield from afar.
Women accompany their male relatives to the battlefield for the purpose of tending the wounded and carrying away the dead.
It was afterwards adopted by other cities, and first appears on a Florentine battlefield in 1228.
For this purpose Dimitri Donskoi formed in 1380 a coalition of Russian princes, and gained a great victory over Khan Mamai of the Golden Horde on the famous battlefield of Kulikovo, the memory of which still lives in the popular legends.
The untimely death of that monarch upon the battlefield of Megiddo (608 B.C.), followed by the inglorious reigns of the kings who succeeded him, who became puppets in turn of Egypt or of Babylonia, silenced for a while the Messianic hopes for a future king or line of kings of Davidic lineage who would rule a renovated kingdom in righteousness and peace.
The emperor gathered little from the confused reports of their purposeless manoeuvres, but, secure in the midst of his " battalion square " of 200,000 men, he remained quite indifferent, well knowing that an advance straight on Berlin must force his enemy to concentrate and fight, and as they would bring at most 127,000 men on to the battlefield the result could hardly be doubtful.
But though the battlefield discipline of the men was better, the discipline in camp and on the march was worse, for the troops were no longer eager to reach the battlefield, and marched because they were compelled, not of their own goodwill.
Perhaps no battle better exemplifies the inherent strength of the emperor's strategy, and in none was his grasp of the battlefield more brilliantly displayed, for, as he fully recognized, " These Prussians have at last learnt something - they are no longer the wooden toys of Frederick the Great," and, on the other hand, the relative inferiority of his own men as compared with his veterans of Austerlitz called for far more individual effort than on any previous day.
The actual working of his mind towards that strategic and tactical ascendancy that rendered his presence on the battlefield, according to the testimony of his opponents, equal to a reinforcement of 40,000 men, was entirely undiscernible.
Hence, when on the battlefield the changing course of events left his antagonists mentally exhausted, he was able to face them with will power neither bound nor broken.
Neither army had covered its front by a cavalry screen, both preferring to retain the mounted troops for battlefield purposes.
The convergence of the Prussian armies on the battlefield ended in the greatest confusion.
The pressure of the nomads of the steppe, the quest of plunder or revenge, these seem the only motives of these early expeditions; but in the long struggle between the Roman and Persian empires, of which Armenia was often the battlefield, and eventually the prize, the attitude of the Khazars assumed political importance.
Meanwhile Steinmetz had been sending peremptory orders to the battlefield to stop the battle, but neither of the corps commanders was able to enforce them.
In this action the Germans brought 30,500 rifles and 150 guns on to the battlefield only out of more than 10o,000 with 300 guns which could have been engaged before darkness.
It had no knowledge of the state of affairs on the battlefield, or in the direction of Bruville, though Prussian cavalry had been observing the approach of Ladmirault's corps for some hours.
This was the scene which for the moment held the attention of Prince Frederick Charles when at length he reached the battlefield from Pont-a-Mousson.
Corps approaching, whilst the rain of shells into St Privat exceeded anything hitherto seen on any battlefield, decided to call on the whole of his force to attack.
It is now time to return to the southern theatre of the battlefield, where an entirely independent engagement had been raging all the afternoon.
Corps, which had been summoned overnight from its position about Courcelles towards the battlefield of Gravelotte and had almost reached the Moselle before this move could be counterordered, the remainder kept their places of the previous night, only following the French retreat with a screen of outposts.
By driving eastward from Arras, covered on the left by the rivers Scarpe and Sensee, the First Army would endeavour to turn the enemy's positions on the Somme battlefield and cut his system of railway communications which ran south-westward across their front."
After I P.M., and just before he gave orders for Ney to lead the main attack, the emperor scanned the battlefield, and on his right front he saw a dense dark cloud emerging from the woods at Chapelle Saint Lambert.
The concentration of the various Japanese armies on one battlefield was to be made, not along the circumference of the long arc they occupied, but towards the centre.
Her letter to the emperor, pervaded with he religious and almost mystic sentiments which predominate in the queen's mind, particularly since the death of Prince Albert, seems to have made a deep impression on the sovereign who, amid the struggles of politics, had never completely repudiated the philanthropic theories of his youth, and who, on the battlefield of Solferino, covered with the dead and wounded, was seized with an unspeakable horror of war."Moreover, Disraeli's two premierships (1868, 1874-80) did a good deal to give new encouragement to a right idea of the constitutional function of the crown.
Lee still held the battlefield of Fredericksburg and had not attempted the offensive, and in April he was much weakened by thedetachmentof Longstreet's corps to a minor theatre of operations.
All troops on both sides hurried to the unexpected battlefield, and after a great three days' battle, the Army of the Potomac emerged at last with a decisive victory.
A week later the Federals, again moving to their left, arrived upon the ground on which McClellan had fought two years before, and at Cold Harbor (Porter's battlefield of Gaines' Mill) the leading troops of the Army of the James joined the lieutenant-general.
As Ignatius said, the ancient monastic communities were the infantry of the Church, whose duty was to stand firmly in one place on the battlefield; the Jesuits were to be her light horse, capable of going anywhere at a moment's notice, but especially apt and designed for scouting and skirmishing.
The battlefield of Sedgemoor, where the Monmouth rebellion was finally crushed in 1685, is within 3 m.; while not far off is Charlinch, the home of the Agapemonites.
The most solid result of his campaigns is that his battlefield, misspelt Grampius, has provided to antiquaries, and through them to the world, the modern name of the Grampian Hills.
These ranges, which mostly lie close to the seaboard, form by their projecting spurs a narrow defile on the Phocian frontier, near the famous battlefield of Chaeroneia, and shut in Copais closely on the south between Coronea and Haliartus.
Colonel James Gardiner was mortally wounded after an heroic stand, and an obelisk in the grounds of his house at Bankton, close to the battlefield, commemorates his valour, while the ballad of Adam Skirving (1719-1803), "Hey, Johnnie Cope!"
In the war with Russia Japanese Christianity found a new opportunity; on the battlefield, in the camp, at home, Christian men were pre-eminent.
The ground immediately north-east of Fleurus forms the battlefield of Ligny (June 16, 1815), for which see Waterloo Campaign.
The French slept on the battlefield, and then returned to camp with their trophies and 8000 prisoners.
Charles, after trying in vain to remain neutral in the wars between France and the emperor Charles V., had been forced to side with the latter, whereupon his duchy was overrun with foreign soldiery and became the battlefield of the rival armies.
In times of peace this visible emblem of the gods presence was housed in a rude shrine, but in war-time it was taken thence and carried into the battlefield on a standard.
The most important Roman stations which have hitherto been excavated are those of Birrenswark, on the north side of Solway Firth; Ardoch, near the historical battlefield of Sheriffmuir (1715); and Newstead, a site first occupied by Agricola, under the Eildon hills.
Nevertheless these two insignificant works, as points to hold and lines to defend on an otherwise featureless battlefield, became the centres of gravity of the battle.
Undaunted, he marched out to the battlefield of Plassey (Palasi), at the head of about 900 Europeans and 2000 sepoys, with 8 pieces of artillery.
At length the line of battle was formed, and the Gothic army, probably greatly inferior in number to the Byzantine was hopelessly routed (July 552), the king receiving a mortal wound as he was hurrying from the battlefield.
Meanwhile the people grew up unused to arms. When Italy between the years 1494 and 1530 became the battlefield of French, German and Spanish forces, it was seen to what a point of helplessness the political, moral and social conditions of the Renaissance had brought the nation.
During the night the remaining divisions were urged forward to the battlefield.
Today's new battlefield, the battlefield of the market, is much better.
After she had read "The Battlefield," by the same author, I asked her which verse she thought was the most beautiful.
Some said the report that the Emperor was wounded was correct, others that it was not, and explained the false rumor that had spread by the fact that the Emperor's carriage had really galloped from the field of battle with the pale and terrified Ober-Hofmarschal Count Tolstoy, who had ridden out to the battlefield with others in the Emperor's suite.
Bonaparte riding over the battlefield had given final orders to strengthen the batteries firing at the Augesd Dam and was looking at the killed and wounded left on the field.
Napoleon apparently remembered seeing him on the battlefield and, addressing him, again used the epithet "young man" that was connected in his memory with Prince Andrew.
His pale and mud-stained face--fair and young, with a dimple in the chin and light-blue eyes--was not an enemy's face at all suited to a battlefield, but a most ordinary, homelike face.
Pierre stepped out of his carriage and, passing the toiling militiamen, ascended the knoll from which, according to the doctor, the battlefield could be seen.
All this was vivid, majestic, and unexpected; but what impressed Pierre most of all was the view of the battlefield itself, of Borodino and the hollows on both sides of the Kolocha.
His first unconscious feeling of joyful animation produced by the sights and sounds of the battlefield was now replaced by another, especially since he had seen that soldier lying alone in the hayfield.
Pierre did not look out at the battlefield and was not concerned to know what was happening there; he was entirely absorbed in watching this fire which burned ever more brightly and which he felt was flaming up in the same way in his own soul.
Occasionally he stopped, listened to the firing, and gazed intently at the battlefield.
Before Belliard was out of sight, a messenger from another part of the battlefield galloped up.
Friant's division disappeared as the others had done into the smoke of the battlefield.
This day the horrible appearance of the battlefield overcame that strength of mind which he thought constituted his merit and his greatness.
He rode hurriedly from the battlefield and returned to the Shevardino knoll, where he sat on his campstool, his sallow face swollen and heavy, his eyes dim, his nose red, and his voice hoarse, involuntarily listening, with downcast eyes, to the sounds of firing.
He felt in his own person the sufferings and death he had witnessed on the battlefield.
To all of them from the marshal to the least soldier, that place was not the Vozdvizhenka, Mokhavaya, or Kutafyev Street, nor the Troitsa Gate (places familiar in Moscow), but a new battlefield which would probably prove sanguinary.
It was impossible first because--as experience shows that a three-mile movement of columns on a battlefield never coincides with the plans--the probability of Chichagov, Kutuzov, and Wittgenstein effecting a junction on time at an appointed place was so remote as to be tantamount to impossibility, as in fact thought Kutuzov, who when he received the plan remarked that diversions planned over great distances do not yield the desired results.
In the forward areas of the battlefield, ADA protects combat trains, refueling, and rearming operations.
In the town I was shown a number of articles picked up from the battlefield including a sword hilt and a battered shako plate.
And as the battle spread, they defeated the Israelites, killing about four thousand soldiers on the battlefield.
Yet these devices held the key to new battlefield tactics, which could have broken the stalemate of trench warfare.
James and I often swop battlefield visit experiences and his interest in the battlefields is very personal and sincere.
I upgraded the ram to 2 gig, so will now try battlefield 2. I think it shoudl run very well.
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Each race has their own unique traits and abilities which, combined with one of the nine classes, will benefit you more on the battlefield.
They recently broadcast a live investigation from Gettysburg Battlefield.
Standing in the public green, in the centre of the city, is the original statue (by Launt Thompson) of the "Massachusetts Color Bearer," which has been reproduced on the battlefield of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
The whole army, upwards of 120,000 men, could therefore have - been concentrated against Lannes and Augereau by the afternoon of the 13th, whilst Soult could only have intervened very late in the day, and Davout and Bernadotte were still too distant to reach the battlefield before the 14th.
On the other hand, the Prussians were new to the battlefield, and the reaction after the elation of victory was intense; moreover, if what happened at Hiihnerwasser affords a guide, the staff would have required some days to disentangle the units which had fought and to assign them fresh objectives.
Nevertheless he had every intention of delivering a heavy and decisive counterstroke when the right moment should come, and meantime his defensive tactics would certainly have full play on this prearranged battlefield with its elaborate redoubts, bombproofs and obstacles, and its garrison of a strength obviously equal (and in reality superior) to that of the assailants.
And we said so because we had nothing to fight for there, we wanted to get away from the battlefield as soon as we could.
In its lower course it flows near Canosa and traverses the celebrated battlefield of Cannae.
Napoleon was master of Blucher's battlefield, and the beaten Prussians had retired to the north of the Namur-Nivelles road.