Casualties sentence example

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  • The casualties in the hard-fought battle of Ligny were very heavy.
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  • 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.
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  • In World War II, even more battles had a million casualties each.
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  • At the cost of only Boa casualties it had penetrated some 31 m.
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  • 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.
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  • The dervish loss was more than 100o killed, while the total Italian casualties amounted to less than 250.
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  • In World War I, in the Battle of the Somme, were over a million casualties, and the action advanced the Allied line just seven miles, or about two deaths for every inch of ground.
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  • The British casualties amounted to 14 killed and 83 wounded.
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  • The Fusiliers attack had been repulsed with many casualties.
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  • P Y of risk, it has during recent years come to notice that the number of casualties among railway servants is still unduly great, and in 1899 a Royal Commission was appointed to investigate the causes of the numerous accidents, fatal and nonfatal, to railway men.
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  • The casualties in the two areas on the final night had amounted to two.
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  • The British casualties were 3 killed and 78 wounded.
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  • The sirdars casualties were 80 killed and 472 wounded.
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  • For instance, he asserts the number of the Sabine virgins to have been exactly 527; again, in a certain year when no Greek or Latin writers mention any important campaign, Antias speaks of a big battle with enormous casualties.
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  • The results of this day were out of all proportion to the comparatively small number of casualties.
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  • The British casualties were about 1000, the French 2000.
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  • The Boers had firearms, the Zulus their assegais only, and after a three hours' fight the Zulus were totally defeated, losing thousands killed, while the farmers' casualties were under 1 Captain Allen Francis Gardiner (1 79418 5 1) left Natal in 1838, subsequently devoting himself to missionary work in South America, being known as the missionary to Patagonia.
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  • The garrison, though already weakened by privation and sickness, made a stubborn resistance, and after one of the fiercest engagements of the war, repulsed the attack at Caesar's Camp and Wagon Hill with severe loss to the enemy, itself having 500 casualties.
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  • The British were overwhelmed and almost every man killed, the casualties being 806 Europeans (more than half belonging to the 24th regiment) and 471 natives.
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  • Besides the loss of the native contingent (those not killed deserted) there were ioo casualties among the 400 Europeans engaged.'
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  • At mid-day next day the Zulu army made a desperate attack, lasting over four hours, on Wood's camp at Kambula; the enemy - over 20,000 strong - was driven off, losing fully 1000 men, while the British casualties were 18 killed and 65 wounded.
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  • The enemy's guns gave a good deal of trouble at the beaches, and caused many casualties.
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  • A few hundred armed men had assembled at Saint Denis to resist the troops, and early on the morning of the 22nd of November hostilities commenced, which were maintained for several hours and resulted in many casualties.
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  • During its course the First Army's line had been advanced close on eight miles; its four divisions had driven back the 13 German divisions engaged by the Seventeenth Army on their front, and taken from them over 7,000 prisoners, 205 guns and 950 machine-guns, besides inflicting losses in killed and wounded which certainly far outweighed their own casualties.
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  • The total losses of the 3rd Japanese Army during the siege were about 92,000 men (58,00o casualties and 34,000 sick).
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  • The total losses of the Russians are stated as 42,000 men, but this is very considerably exaggerated; the Japanese acknowledged 20,000 casualties.
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  • Its casualties amounted to a total of 637 killed, wounded and missing.
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  • The casualties, including those among non-combatants, were 150 killed, 148 missing, and 174 wounded.
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  • The British and Egyptian casualties together were under 500.
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  • Moreover the spirit of the sepoys during the Sikh wars was unsatisfactory, and led to excessive casualties amongst the British officers and soldiers.
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  • The conditions were very hard, and frostbite was responsible for many casualties, for the snow still lay deep on the high ridges, but the spirit of the troops was proof against all trials, and it was against the iron lines of Pasubio that the Austrian offensive came to failure.
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  • The Fehrbellin affair was a mere skirmish, the actual casualties amounting to less than 600 men, but it rudely divested Sweden of her nimbus of invincibility and was the signal for a general attack upon her, known as the Scanian War.
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  • After strenuous fighting, in which the British casualties, including sick, reached 600, he was captured (14th of November 1898) and deported.
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  • The Montenegrins had made good their casualties and lay some 600 to 700 yd.
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  • So close was the fighting that most of the 20,000 casualties lay on about 2 sq.
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  • Tensions mounted all through the 1830s as militias were raised on both sides in what later came to be known as the Aroostook War, even though there was never actually a war or casualties.
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  • So if a battle today were similarly costly, the proportional number of casualties would be 230,000.
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  • Taking heavy casualties the Brigade, with most of the 19th attached to it took the Great Redoubt.
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  • The casualties in this affair were 1 marine killed and 12 wounded, 1 seaman killed and 4 wounded.
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  • The center is seeking out possible brain injury casualties instead of waiting for referred patients.
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  • Mere Knolls is the final resting place of several war casualties too, as well as pitman and Sunderland shipyard owner Robert Thompson.
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  • Both casualties were taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation.
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  • Even so, they launched an attack at the enemy sustaining heavy casualties in doing so.
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  • The London Ambulance Service conducted triage of casualties by personnel in appropriate personal protective equipment.
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  • Arlington National Cemetery, located in Arlington, Virginia, may have started as a final resting place for Civil War casualties, but it now serves as an expansive cemetery and well-known memorial.
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  • He also had a stone and masonry vault constructed in the rose garden for use as a burial place for 1800 casualties of Bull Run.
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  • Casualties include Janeway's first officer, engineer, and the ship's doctor.
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  • To handle the casualties, the crew activated the Emergency Medical Hologram (EMH).
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  • Edward Dickinson Bullard, a prominent American constructionist, required his workforce to wear hard leather hats when working in an industrial setting, believing that it would promote safety and decrease casualties across the board.
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  • The much smaller Turkish force was routed with a loss of 20 guns and many prisoners, and (what was more important) the Greek army gained self-confidence as well as local victory, at a cost of some 1,300 casualties.
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  • The sad fact is that the American hostages in Iraq were forgotten casualties of war.
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  • The first shell fell on one of the limbers, exploded the ammunition and caused several casualties.
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  • By the end of 1996 well over 10,000 people had become casualties mostly to bomblets of which nearly 2,500 became amputees.
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  • The number of casualties inflicted by the British bayonet on the enemy was comparatively small.
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  • The casualties included Major Burger, wounded by a stray bullet.
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  • Nevertheless, 2000 casualties on both sides during a civil war do not constitute genocide.
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  • The final virtual space is a vast underground hangar containing a floating field of numbers, all of which are estimates of Iraqi casualties.
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  • It is said that the War Minister mentioned to the Prime Minister that such an action would result in fairly heavy British casualties.
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  • As in any attempt to change a dominant ideology, I expect there will be casualties.
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  • Despite the enormity of the war's casualties, the Iraqi insurgency continues to grow stronger with every passing day.
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  • That way the only casualties of war would be global sugar supplies and all that wibbly-wobbly stuff that makes marshmallows squishy.
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  • The death casualties in Bomber Command far outstretched those of any other arm of the services.
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  • Many casualties and much damage was caused by our own antiaircraft gun projectiles.
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  • Taking heavy casualties the Brigade, with most of the 19th attached to it took the Great redoubt.
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  • The Germans quickly retaliated to the pounding we were giving them, and we soon suffered our first casualties.
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  • Particularly under the present circum- stances, weapons causing casualties on a large scale and mass destruction have appeared in use.
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  • High-profile casualties of the big upswing in the market were reported all over the press at the time.
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  • The great numerical superiority of the Federals enabled Sherman to press back the Confederates without a pitched battle, but the severity of the skirmishing may be judged from the casualties of the two armies (Sherman's about 26,000 men, Johnston's over io,000), and the obstinate steadiness of Johnston by the fact that his opponent hardly progressed more than one mile a day.
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  • In 1904, under the old system of three-years service with numerous total and partial exemptions, 324,253 men became liable to incorporation, of whom 25,432 were rejected as unfit, 55,265 were admitted as one-year volunteers, 62,160 were put back, 27,825 had already enlisted with a view to making the army a career, 5257 were taken for the navy, and thus, with a few extra details and casualties, the contingent for full service dwindled to 147,549 recruits.
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  • The casualties from shell-fire had been few, but those from sickness were very heavy.
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  • Operating in open country, mounted on horseback, and with rifles in their hands, the Boer farmers were able to inflict fearful losses on their enemy, while their own casualties were few.
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  • As a result of disease, and of casualties in action and from bombardment, the British divisions recruited in the United Kingdom were constantly far short of establishment, no proper provision having been made for keeping them up to strength.
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  • The defending side had also, no doubt, suffered heavily in casualties, especially on Sari Bair; but the Turkish commander-in-chief could fairly claim that, if some ground had been lost, he had held his own in a contest in which his adversary had enjoyed some notable advantages at the start.
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  • There were virtually no casualties on either side.
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  • A few scattered units managed to escape, and the left wing retreated unmolested, but at the cost of about 3000 casualties the Allies inflicted a loss of 6000 killed and wounded and 9000 prisoners on the enemy, who were, moreover, so shaken that they never recovered their confidence to the end of the campaign.
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  • Amongst the few casualties on this occasion was the Commodore, who lost an arm.
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  • The total number of casualties during the campaign (including those who died of disease) was 1007.
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  • The dervish loss in the two actions was estimated at 1000 killed and wounded, while the Egyptian casualties were only 4 killed and 29 wounded.
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  • Under the date of 14th July 1527, we find a "grant to Maister Hector" of an annual pension of £50, to be paid by the sheriff of Aberdeen out of the king's casualties; and on the 26th of July 1529 was issued a "precept for a lettre to Mr Hector Boys, professor of theology, of a pension of £50 Scots yearly, until the king promote him to a benefice of loo marks Scots of yearly value; the said pension to be paid him by the custumars of Aberdeen."
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  • British troops are largely confined to their bases for fear of much higher casualties.
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  • Between 1983 and 1993 reported motor cyclist casualties fell by 60% .
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