machine-gunner


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machine-gunner

[məˈʃiːnˌgʌnəʳ] nmitragliere m
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One good German machine-gunner who kept his nerve could easily mow down a squadron of cavalry.
Captain Bell crept forward and shot the machine-gunner.
The same sniper killed a Taliban machine-gunner from 1340 metres away.
Officials named the victim of Wednesday's bloody attack near a military barracks in Woolwich as Lee Rigby, a machine-gunner with 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.
Keeping low through the bocage country [a Norman French mix of woods, pastures, and fields divided by hedgerows], he heard a loud clicking noise behind him, turned, and began running just as a German machine-gunner opened fire on him.
Carl Reynolds Machine-gunner Dafydd Roberts, 24, from Gaerwen has the job of providing fire cover for his comrades.
Mr Patch was a machine-gunner in the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry and fought during the Battle of Passchendaele, in Ypres, which claimed the lives of more than 70,000 soldiers.
Mr Patch, a machine-gunner, served in the trenches as a private from June to September 1917 and fought in the battle of Passchendaele in which more than 70,000 British troops died.
Mr Patch was a machine-gunner in the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry and fought during the Battle of Passchendaele in Ypres, which claimed the lives of more than 70,000 soldiers.
He fought as a machine-gunner in the 1917 Battle of Passchendaele, in which he was badly wounded and 70,000 British troops met their deaths.
TANK commander Sergeant Steve Roberts, 33, was shot by a British machine-gunner as he confronted an angry Iraqi mob close to Basra.