How to use Machine-gun in a sentence
A machine-gun in the fortified zone was firing on them, and Lt.-Comm.
C. Halahan at the head of the bluejackets amidships was killed by machine-gun fire.
We've got to start moving everything within twenty-four hours, Lon told them, slinging a machine gun over his shoulder.
They advanced toward the lighthouse and reached the lookout station, where they were held up again by machine-gun fire.
He drove the enemy off the ridge, except at one point where a gallant handful of men still clung to a knob of hill that had been made into a machine-gun redoubt.Advertisement
Manufactured in large quantities it soon became an essential part of infantry as well as of artillery and machine-gun equipment.
The first Turkish position was broken through in one place, but progress was arrested by flanking machine-gun fire and counterstrokes, and everywhere the Turks held their third position firmly.
By now the eight machine gun armament had been superseded by combinations of machine gun and cannon or cannon alone.
These forts used anti-tank artillery and rifles to halt the tanks and machine gun fire to annihilate the accompanying infantry.
Just behind the tanks, straddling the trench line, came Bradleys pumping machine-gun bullets into Iraqi troops.Advertisement
On one occasion a machine gun was also being used firing tracer bullets.
I say this, because David later went on to become a corporal in the Machine Gun Corps.
He was in charge of the machine gun detachment of the battalion.
On a heterodyne bat detector the calls are a machine-gun like series of regular clicks for bursts of 5 to 10 seconds.
If you put a machine-gun emplacement anywhere in Mosul, for instance, it will be next to antiquities.Advertisement
Classification kept as a machine-gun emplacement, June 7 1941.
When forced to retire to the enemy's first line, he captured a machine gun and shot the gunner with his revolver.
Walk into them and it will transport you to a level where you are a flea with a heavy machine gun.
Today, the outline of a trench is clearly visible, along with machine-gun nests and bunkers.
In addition, the attacking planes would fly low, strafing the emergency personnel with machine gun fire.Advertisement
I remember that the 32ft pedal reed often resembled machine gun fire, which I think was due to the dryness of the accoustic.
In 1917, while fighting in France, CSM Brooks captured a German machine-gun nest single-handed.
This meant mounting the machine gun on the top wing above the pilot's head, or out on a wing spar.
Harrison had led a rush along the parapet, where he and several of his men were killed by machine-gun fire.
I machine-gun team would provide a sustainable 450 rounds per minute equivalent to 22, or more, riflemen.Advertisement
This meant mounting the machine gun on the top wing above the pilot 's head, or out on a wing spar.
My first priority were the rocket launcher guys, and then the 2nd priority were the machine gun turret people.
Go back to the locker room and the locker that you couldn't open before is now ajar, giving you access to a machine gun and ammunition.
I recommend you treat yourself to the machine gun for this trick.
Heavy machine-gun fire was concentrated on her; two officers were dangerously wounded and two of the launch's crew of four killed, but she got clear.