How to use Gunner in a sentence
Among them is the cosmopolitan Calanus finmarchicus, the earliest described (by Bishop Gunner in 1770) of all the marine free-swimming Copepoda.
Only the rear gunner survived from the 15 on board.
My father was a mid-upper gunner who served with 550 from 1944 to 1945.
Why doesn't the red-haired gunner run away as he is unarmed?
He became what was known at that time as a "gunner's lieutenant" in 1857, and from 1859 to 1863 he served as flag-lieutenant to rear-admiral Sir Thomas Pasley at Devonport.Advertisement
This is called " quadrant elevation," and the proper inclination was given by means of the " gunner's quadrant," a quadrant and plumb bob, one leg being made long to rest in the bore, or by bringing lines scribed on the breech of the gun in line with a pointer on the carriage; these were called " quarter sights."
Sitting on the gunner's swivel seat in the rear cockpit, I had turned to face forward.
Barry Gunner, as the reverend gentleman whose daughter is the first to be stricken by devil fever, has unusually good diction.
The only way to destroy a tank is to throw a frag grenade into the gunner's hatch.
When forced to retire to the enemy's first line, he captured a machine gun and shot the gunner with his revolver.Advertisement
Our man got killed but Private Wilson killed the machine gunner and captured the position and got the Victoria Cross.
Unfortunately Edmund as very little information about his Uncle, other than he may have become a rear gunner although Edmund is not sure.
Despite his wounds, Trooper Finney succeeded in getting the gunner to the waiting Spartan.
All that remained was for David Reynolds to act as tail gunner and retain 5th place to the end.
This gave the mid upper gunner a much better field of fire.Advertisement
The bren gunner I had left behind in the olive trees with the rest of the section.
Tho the top turret gunner tried to put out the flames, the cabin was filled with smoke.
I would recommend using the hellbender more for long range support with the rear cannon and a skilled gunner.
With the help of a Bren gunner and two riflemen he then repelled an enemy counter-attack on the captured bunker with heavy losses.
Tartaglia claimed the invention of the gunner's quadrant.Advertisement
As with all vehicles of this sort, reloading ammunition is a tedious process and the gunner is well-advised to avoid wastage.
A sailor is said to be "rated A.B.," or in the navy "rated petty officer," "seaman," "gunner," and so on.
A huge, broad-shouldered gunner, Number One, holding a mop, his legs far apart, sprang to the wheel; while Number Two with a trembling hand placed a charge in the cannon's mouth.
He is in the hut here, said a gunner, coming up to Tushin.
He now saw clearly the figure of a red-haired gunner with his shako knocked awry, pulling one end of a mop while a French soldier tugged at the other.Advertisement