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counterscarp

counterscarp

counterscarp Sentence Examples

  • deep, excavated in the rock, was flanked by counterscarp galleries.

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  • deep, was defended by counterscarp galleries.

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  • They had incurred an additional loss of 13,000 men without substantial gain, except a lodgment on the counterscarp of Sung-Shu.

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  • On the 17th of November seven mines were exploded at Sung-Shu, which blew in the back of the counterscarp galleries.

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  • At Chi-Kuan, the counterscarp gallery had been breached by an ill-managed Russian mine on the 23rd of October and the Japanese got in through the breach and made a lodgment.

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  • They did not, however, get possession of the whole of the counterscarp galleries before about the middle of November.

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  • counterscarp gallery which was built between 1813 and 1814 and goes round the moat of the castle.

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  • To facilitate sorties in great force he did away with a counterscarp wall, providing instead a long gentle slope from the bottom of the ditch to the crest of the glacis.

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