Sorties sentence example

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  • Occasional sorties to higher speeds were, however, painless enough.

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  • The hostile ravens carried out 18 combat air sorties from Saudi airspace and 14 combat air sorties from Kuwaiti airspace.

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  • From these advanced positions the Turks had delivered the first sorties above mentioned and to them they had retired under the pressure of the II.

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  • The RAF made 110 sorties by Spitfires & 15 sorties by Hurricanes during the day & shot down 15 German aircraft.

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  • The RCAHMS aerial survey program has now undertaken some 1,100 sorties, producing over 100,000 images.

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  • The hard work meant crews were flying operational sorties within 36 hrs of arriving in theater.

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  • Following its arrival, the squadron flew armed reconnaissance sorties in support of British troops in the French colony.

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  • This can then be looked up in the sortie map index, to give a list of sortie map index, to give a list of sorties that covered that general area.

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  • Numerous reconnaissance sorties were flown over the Aegean to track enemy shipping.

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  • Tariq Aziz said that these jets had carried out 76 combat air sorties between October 16 and 23.

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  • During the Kosovo campaign the United States was relied on to conduct almost 85 per cent of air strike sorties.

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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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  • Sorties flown on June 9 were flown at maximum capacity.

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  • These sorties led to detachments being sent to France, under the cover name of Special Survey Flights.

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  • Israel uses the planes in sorties over Palestinian territories on the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

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  • This can then be looked up in the sortie map index, to give a list of sorties that covered that general area.

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  • Throughout the month the garrison made repeated sorties, and the Germans were on several occasions forced by the long range fire of the fortress to evacuate villages which they had taken.

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  • The battle closed with the celebrated stand of Reginald of Boulogne, a revolted vassal of King Philip, who formed a ring of seven hundred Brabancon pikemen, and not only defied every attack of the French cavalry, but himself made repeated charges or sorties with his small force of knights.

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  • His "plan" for defending the city raised expectations doomed to disappointment; the successive sorties made under pressure of public opinion were unsuccessful, and having declared in one of his proclamations that the governor of Paris would never capitulate, when capitulation became inevitable he resigned the governorship of Paris on the 2 2nd of January 1871 to General Vinoy, retaining the presidency of the government until after the armistice in February.

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  • Joan Fairhurst has been conducting sorties from the Outdoor Education Center which have boosted the figure.

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  • In all over 3,000 missions were carried out including 21 night bombing sorties.

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  • Buller was arranging for the relief of Ladysmith, which had already shown its spirit by two successful sorties against the besiegers' batteries.

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  • Small sorties, partial attacks' and duels between the Japanese guns and the generally more powerful ordnance of the fortress continued.

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