Troopers sentence example
Troopers are armed with lance, sword and carbine (for which in 1908 the substitution of a short rifle with bayonet was suggested).
To Pretoria Dr Jameson and his troopers were brought prisoners (January 1896) after the fight at Doornkop (to be handed over in few days to the British government), and thither also were brought the Reform Committee prisoners from Johannesburg.
It was a blunder to have allowed him to go, and the blunder ended in a tragedy, for while out on a reconnaissance with a few troopers they were surprised by Zulus, and the Prince Imperial was killed (June r, 1879).
The attack was impeded at first by obstacles of ground, but in the melee the weight of the British troopers gradually broke up the enemy, and the charge of the 4th Dragoon Guards, delivered against the flank of the Russian mass, was decisive.
On the Parliamentary right, Goring had swept away the Yorkshire horse, and although most of his troopers had followed in disorderly pursuit, Sir Charles Lucas with some squadrons was attacking the exposed right of Leven's infantry.Advertisement
Carlist officers were armed with lance like the troopers.
We do not need secret police, uniformed storm troopers or identity cards to deal with foreign fundamentalist fanatics.
Lots of troopers and shotgun men attack immediately, followed by chaingunners and hell knights.
Starship Troopers isn't going to tell you how to tan leather with urine, now is it?
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The units include troopers, reconnaissance vehicles, tanks, antiaircraft and so on.
Down came the stockman, riding on his thoroughbred, Down came the troopers, one, two, three.
However, the song is on the ' Songs for little troopers ' CD which is available from our back catalog.
The Jedi serve as generals on the front lines as they lead clone troopers into the heart of the battles.
A new badge for assault troopers would disregard them further.Advertisement
It was garrisoned by a detachment of the 9 th Oudh Infantry and a few police troopers.
The British advance had been marked by more than the usual destruction of war; the Loyalists rose to arms; the whig population scattered and without much organization formed groups of riflemen and mounted troopers to harass the enemy.
At last the weary troopers dismounted and bivouacked near the farm of Mont St Jean.
Major Carr, Captains Saurin and Smith, Lieutenant Wallis, two Quartermasters and twenty-eight troopers wounded as well as twenty-four horses.
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After witnessing the time out, the rest of the gang have been lining up like good little troopers.
Rogue Troopers aren't polarized, but they do offer 100% UV protection and a lot of style.
The troopers are scaled down Master Chief in respect to abilities.
For example, Shock Troopers can't jump or regain health as good as Master Chief, nor can they hold two weapons at the same time.
Palpatine commissions the 501st division of clone legion troopers to vanquish the Separatists.Advertisement
The clone troopers in the 41st Elite Corps are directed by Clone Commander Gree and Jedi General Yoda.
Constructed with individualized gear for warfare on jungle worlds, the troopers are a hot item for Star Wars patrons both young and mature.
Never did sports and Storm Troopers have so much in common.
Clouding the minds of the Imperial Storm Troopers, Obi-Wan says "these aren't the droids you're looking for", but in fact, these are just the droids that everyone needs.
I don't want a gang of storm troopers invading my mother-in-law's house at midnight to ask my wife a few simple questions.Advertisement
From the Thessalians the Macedonian king, as overlord, drew some thousand excellent troopers.
Conde's plan was, however, partially carried out by Count Rochefort, who with 1800 troopers captured successively Amersfoort and Naarden.
The right wing, of the French cavalry was swept off the field by Johann von Weert's charge, but the German troopers, intoxicated with success, dispersed to plunder.
They bought practically all of what is now Essex county from the Indians for "fifty double hands of powder, one hundred bars of lead, twenty axes, twenty coats, ten guns, twenty pistols, ten kettles, ten swords, four blankets, four barrels of beer, ten pairs of breeches, fifty knives, twenty horses, eighteen hundred and fifty fathoms of wampum, six ankers of liquor (or something equivalent), and three troopers' coats."
The horses were not trained for European shock-tactics, nor did the country offer charging room, and though melees of mounted men engaging with sword and pistol were not infrequent, the usual method of fighting was dismounted fire action, which was practised with uncommon skill by the troopers on both sides.Advertisement