fire trench


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Noun1.fire trench - a trench especially constructed for the delivery of small-arms firefire trench - a trench especially constructed for the delivery of small-arms fire
trench - a ditch dug as a fortification having a parapet of the excavated earth
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February 1918 included trench tours at Epehy, ten days at Moislains for training, digging a fire trench near Gurlu Wood, work on new aerodromes at Cartigny and near Nurlu and digging the main line of defence near Peziere.
Guardsman Jordan Kalis Number 2 Company, 1st Battalion The Welsh Guards, covers his arcs from his fire trench |
Capt Hamilton had previously served with the Norfolk Regiment in South Africa and by a weird coincidence the German chef who cooked at a regimental dinner, at Piccadilly's Trocadero in 1912, cropped up in the "enemy" fire trench during the Christmas armistice.