Trench-warfare sentence example
- He persisted in sending shrapnel - a useless weapon in trench warfare.
- But trench warfare was the order of the day, and the British and French were trying to carry this on without that ample artillery support which is almost indispensable when earthworks have to be stormed under modern tactical conditions.
- The use of reflecting mirrors for the purpose of observing from cover is no novelty, and during the trench warfare of the Crimean War 1854-5 a device was patented which scarcely differs from the simple mirror periscope of the World War.
- But in order to obtain an adequate field of view, the mirrors, and therefore the box, had to be made somewhat large, and in the close-quarters conditions of trench warfare even the few inches by which they projected over the parapet or ether cover made them sufficiently obvious to draw fire.
- Tommy confirming officers made minimal allowance for the strain that trench warfare imposed on the Tommies in the trenches.Advertisement
- In trench warfare the loss of a trench most likely meant the loss of the weapons in it.
- The story of their descent is reminiscent of tales of trench warfare from the Great War.
- Yet these devices held the key to new battlefield tactics, which could have broken the stalemate of trench warfare.
- The confirming officers made minimal allowance for the strain that trench warfare imposed on the Tommies in the trenches.
- By now a static existence of trench warfare settled in.Advertisement
- The operation continued for another four months, with trench warfare proving a wretched existence.