Casemates Sentence Examples
A grave defect in the design was that there was no covered communication between these casemates and the parapets.
The casemates in the gorge, partially cut of rt off from the terreplein by a couple of deep sunk yards Arthur.
Termor de on the Scheldt and Diest on the Dender are retained as nominally fortified positions, but neither could resist a regular bombardment for more than a few hours, as their casemates are not bomb-proof.
His constitution was of iron, his capacity for work prodigious; reviews and parades, receptions of deputations, visits to public institutions, then eight or nine hours in his 3 The prisoners were kept in solitary confinement in the casemates of the inner fortress of St Peter and St Paul.
The long vaulted casemates that today face the parade were known as Eighteen Gun Battery.Advertisement
The demand for more secondary armament - 15 cm - was solved by using twin casemates.
In turn, this released the bombproof casemates, formerly containing the tools, to hold the extra ammunition.
Between the magazines were two pairs of gun casemates (to shelter the guns in) flanked by two pairs of artillery general stores.
These were open batteries, the guns not being sited in bomb proof casemates.
The living casemates were under the gorge parapet.Advertisement