jebel

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jebel

(ˈdʒɛbəl) or

djebel

n
(Physical Geography) (in an Arab country)a hill or mountain
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Le commandant Ferradj a participe a de nombreuses bataillescontre les forces coloniales, notamment a Djebels Noufi, de Sebdou, Merbah, Oued Tadjemout.
Parcourir pres de 250km (six etapes comprises entre 20km et 80km) en autosuffisance alimentaire (seule l'eau est fournie) sous les fortes chaleurs du Sahara marocain, dans les dunes de Merzouga, a travers les djebels ou les grandes etendues desertiques tel est le defi propose aux participants du Marathon des Sables, course creee en 1986 et vite devenue l'une des references en matiere de course extreme.
Une longue file indienne en train de lutter face au vent sur les lacs asseches, passages dans le splendide defile du djebel Zireg ou encore dans les gorges d'El Maharch, telles auront ete les images fortes de la 3e etape du Marathon des Sables, courue mardi entre Taourit Mouchanne et El Maharch (35km).
Hills 369 and 772, south of the highway in the Djebels Berda and el Kheroua, resisted American assaults, and Benson's armor was unable to break through.
A set of steep ridges sat inside the road fork--the curved Djebel el Mcheltat.
Further advances toward the Djebel el Mcheltat on the 21st, however, were halted by furious ripostes from Axis artillery and air forces.
Over the next few days, the Germans and Italians managed to occupy some of the region's most favorable terrain, taking the heights of the Djebel el Mcheltat and the Djebel Berda on either side of Highway 15 and preparing for a stingy defense.
The 49th Panzer Pioneer Battalion held Djebel el Mcheltat and Hill 482 north of Highway 15, while the 10th Motorcycle Battalion held Djebel Berda and the commanding Hill 772, one of the highest in the region, south of the highway.
The US 9th Infantry Division would handle the offensive's southern component, focusing on the Djebel Berda and Djebel el Kheroua (just south of the highway).
Meanwhile, the 2nd Battalion got completely lost between Djebel el Kheroua and Djebel Lettouchi.
Part of the regiment turned southeast toward Hill 574 and the rear of the German forces stationed on the Djebel el Mcheltat.
Before Benson's armored thrust began, the 9th Infantry Division was ordered to assault the Djebel Lettouchi and Djebel el Kheroua at 6:00 A.