wire entanglement


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wire entanglement

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(Fortifications) a barrier or obstruction of barbed wire used in warfare
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The shell holes overlap and run into each other; some are mere scratches, some would hide an average hay-stack; here and there a few distorted posts form all that remains of a wire entanglement.
The ones on my chest are akin to a barbed wire entanglement.
The shell holes overlap and run into each other' some are mere scratches, some would hide an average hay-stack' here and there a few distorted posts form all that remains of a wire entanglement.
Behind it were three lines of barbed wire entanglement strung out by Royal Engineers schooled in preparing defensive position.
We found and crossed the dried-up brook and this time we started up the right side instead of the left, came to barbed wire entanglements and concrete dugouts set in the hillside.
Redcar's defence majored on the extensive use of mine fields and triple barbed wire entanglements and on-shore tank blocks.
While in the trenches he produced sketches, including one of a soldier of the 5th Battn, Northumberland Fusiliers killed in action and lying amidst barbed wire entanglements and Flanders poppies.
Instead, I'm squinting into what dim light filters through a thick forest and undergrowth so heavy it swallows up the rusting barbed wire entanglements.
Then I cut my arm in the barbed wire entanglements.
Contract Awarded for acquisition of drive-type spade less fence posts for use in providing framework and support for erecting military barbed wire entanglements and fencing.
Strategies pursued by Tehran include digging canals, building barriers and erecting barbed wire entanglements to seal the country's borders, specially in the East.