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    1. Between her warning and Antonia's constant cerebral bombardment, Apollo's not sure of anything anymore

    2. Roman ended the bombardment with one final upper-cut

    3. Constant bombardment from the catapults achieved

    4. “Who the hell’s shooting at us what’s going on? I thought we were just supposed to stroll up the beach after that bombardment that’s what they told us the bastards

    5. “We could see the wire on the beach as we rowed in fucking bombardment hadn’t touched it and we could see the massive entanglements running into the sea

    6. ” As the CSM finished speaking the first shells of the naval bombardment whistled overhead sounding like a train going by

    7. As soon as the bombardment finished the whistles went and we set off on our country ramble with our rifles and bayonets held at high port

    8. “There will be a naval bombardment of the Turkish positions and then we and the Lancashire Fusiliers who landed with us who have now officially been amalgamated into the 88th Brigade will attack our targets in fact let me tell you the whole of the 29th Division will be in the attack

    9. It was now about 10:30am and I was just about to say something myself when the naval bombardment started up and although it was noisy it didn’t last long

    10. The next morning after an even shorter naval bombardment that yesterday if that was possible I timed it at just fifteen minutes we set off to attack the Turkish lines once more at 10am

    11. The naval bombardment went ahead at 10:15am and was a more intense and heavy one than the previous two at 10:45am the whistles shrilled and we set off across the ground that was now so familiar to us

    12. The further forward we pushed the more we could see that the bombardment had hardly touched the Turkish positions and we were in deep shit again and out on a limb

    13. We were stood waiting on the start line and we had seen the first bombardment start and it was continuing even now we were informed that there would be a second bombardment following a short tine after the first

    14. This would take care of any Turks who manned the trenches again after the first bombardment had finished Elijah said

    15. We stood in the reserve trenches as our Company had been designated in the second wave and as we looked foreword we could see the first wave of the 88th Brigade stood in the front line trenches waiting and at 2:20pm our artillery bombardment began

    16. They had been dug deep into the chalk earth of Picardy and they contained massive bunkers that had been dug by Russian prisoners where the German troops could sit and wait out any bombardment unscathed but we did not know about theses at this time

    17. He continued saying to us that we had nothing to fear from the Huns because the artillery bombardment was going to be of a duration and ferocity never seen in a battle before

    18. “I don’t know but I will tell you something don’t listen to this shit about the bombardment they told us all this on Gallipoli and a lot of our lads got shot to pieces because they believed it

    19. “I’m sure with the bombardment that we are being given that it will be alright after all everyone says that it will be a walkover

    20. It was Saturday the 24th of July 1916 and this was the opening of our five day bombardment that would pave the way for the ‘Big Push’

    21. We had to know if the bombardment had wiped out the German presence in the front line trenches and we prayed that it had

    22. “I will tell you something else if the bombardment after all this time and concentration hasn’t touched their wire then its god help us when we go over the top lads

    23. “So the bombardment has been extended for two days when the weather is supposed to pick up

    24. That means we will now go over the top on Saturday the 1st of July and let’s just hope this two days of further bombardment finally sorts the Huns out

    25. “The 1st of July that sounds like a good omen lets hope we get the luck”, and so the bombardment continued

    26. “We know for a certainty the ship can’t survive that sort of bombardment all at once—even

    27. On July 5th a second demand for the surrender of Santiago under threat of bombardment was rejected by Toral, and non-combatants were advised to leave the city

    28. The more intelligent class roundly berated General Shafter, when his threat of bombardment was postponed from day to day

    29. With Armstrong and Bengough I rode out to the advance ridges, to witness the effect of the bombardment

    30. It is estimated that over three thousand people lost their lives through the humanity that allowed non-combatants to escape the puny bombardment which destroyed but a dozen houses

    31. Through the little light that shone from the moon, I could clearly see the devastation from the bombardment of the city

    32. The noise of the bombardment covered our comings and goings, eased my initial navigation woes, and was an interesting experiment in army-air co-operation in the field

    33. We hadn’t noticed any, in the flares and well-lit scene of the bombardment

    34. Stop the constant bombardment day in and day out of all the negative mass media news

    35. You see, your bombardment attack exploited a big weakness in their defenses; they can only scan for living things

    36. Most of the battles with the Moros had been sieges with artillery bombardment and hand-to-hand combat

    37. A portion of the attackers had to divert their efforts to protecting the city from this bombardment, but the rest continued the attack

    38. "More planetary bombardment rounds?"

    39. In Syria, the city of Homs was still under bombardment

    40. The city had been under heavy bombardment for the past couple of weeks and was expected to fall into the hands of the Revolutionary Army soon

    41. All the training and discipline and soldierly skill vanished during the first minutes of bombardment

    42. Then without warning the bombardment ceased

    43. The result was a bombardment of information that sent him into a tailspin

    44. We also did not consider aerial bombardment from spacecraft or the use of incendiaries

    45. A scheduled bombardment of the village by the Allies on

    46. After two weeks of bombardment and thousands of heavy rockets fired at Israel from South Lebanon, the Hezbollah seemed to be finally running out of rockets, to the relief of the stressed out Israeli citizens

    47. After long months of war and intermittent rocket and missile bombardment from both Iran, South Lebanon and the Gaza Strip, the Israeli leadership was certainly on edge and stressed to the breaking point, with the general Israeli population growing increasingly disillusioned and tired of a war their leaders had started and which was bringing them only fear, destruction and impending economic ruin

    48. The barrage of spam should convince you of that as well as the constant bombardment of your inbox with faint attempts at humor or

    49. ‘’…is completely devastated after nearly a year of incessant Israeli artillery and air bombardment

    50. Then, about five in the afternoon, Nancy Laplante manifested herself again, this time from Haifa, where she filmed live a Hezbollah rocket bombardment on the city as rocket after rocket slammed in various areas of Haifa and its port

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    Synonyms for "bombardment"

    bombardment bombing barrage barrage fire battery shelling onslaught outpouring fusillade

    "bombardment" definitions

    the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)

    the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target

    the act (or an instance) of subjecting a body or substance to the impact of high-energy particles (as electrons or alpha rays)

    an attack by dropping bombs