Over the past week, the Russian fighter jets carried out 394 sorties, destroying 46 command and communication posts, 6 explosives manufacturing facilities, 22 warehouses and fuel depots, along with 272 militant positions, strongpoints
and field camps, General Andrei Kartapolov, the head of the Main Operations Directorate of the Russian General Staff told Sputnik during a briefing.
The French garrison was in deep trouble, the defensive strongpoints
spaced too far apart to protect the airfields, while their artillery and airpower had difficulty attacking Viet Minh positions.
Eisenhower's broad-front strategy did not allow Allied forces to bypass strongpoints
or leave troop concentrations in their rear or on their flanks.
Where the Marines pushed ahead rapidly with frontal assaults and moved past strongpoints
and obstacles while trailing units dealt with bypassed strongpoints
, the Army dealt with strongpoints
as they were encountered, leaving nothing in the rear and using flanking movements when necessary to envelop the enemy.
Practicality and versatility are strongpoints
of the ASX, which has a wheelbase to match the larger Outlander.
Heavy Batteries were most often employed in destroying or neutralising enemy artillery, as well as putting fire down on strongpoints
, roads and railways behind enemy lines.
Syrian opposition activists said the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), allied to al Qaeda and featuring foreign jihadists among its commanders, had pulled back on Sunday from strongpoints
including al-Dana and Atma in Idlib province and that fighters from the Nusra Front and Ahrar al-Sham moved in.
These two aspects of airpower permitted the German and Austrian attackers to use large-caliber guns (more than 150 millimeters) to obliterate Russian strongpoints
It was a cool, breezy winter day in the desert and I sat at one of the strongpoints
that overlooked Route Summit.
As revolutionary forces battle pro-Gaddafi strongpoints
centred in Bani Walid, Sirte and the city of Sabha, deep in the southern desert, Libya's interim leadership has been pushing forward with efforts to form a new government.
Their aim is to secure a network of NATO strongpoints
between the two towns.
Their job was to shield the corridor down which the rest of the Army was retreating to Dunkirk by holding a series of strongpoints
(key towns and villages), and they were not to give way until they had fired their last bullet.