machine-gunner


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machine-gunner

[məˈʃiːnˌgʌnəʳ] nmitragliere m
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In "A Machine-Gunner in France: The Memoirs of Ward Schrantz, 35th Division, 1917-1919", Schrantz extensively documents his experiences and those of his men, from training at Camp Doniphan to their voyage across the Atlantic, and to their time in the trenches in France's Vosges Mountains and ultimately to their return home.
"I definitely have it because I was the lead machine-gunner on that convoy and I didn't see that bomb that was buried.
This now bent and elderly gentleman had been a machine-gunner in the trenches who, during a German assault, had held the line as it began to break.
Lieutenant James Edward Tait, left, was awarded the Victoria Cross in World War One for outstanding bravery after a solo charge to take out a machine-gunner at Amiens in 1918.
The gunners said that with skilled observers and good communications, high-angle fire - a skill taught at the Corps' advanced machine-gunner course - from Mark 19s could quickly be walked onto a target.
Art was a World War II veteran, serving as a combat engineer and in a detachable unit as an anti-aircraft machine-gunner in Africa, Corsica, Sicily, Italy and France.
One good German machine-gunner who kept his nerve could easily mow down a squadron of cavalry.
Among others, the Brest fortress was protected by frontier guards K.Abrakhmanov, v.Lobanov, shooter K.imankulov, machine-gunner E.Kachanov, v.fursov, artillerist G.
Captain Bell crept forward and shot the machine-gunner. Later, on no less than three occasions, when our bombing parties, which were clearing enemy trenches, were unable to advance, he crept forward alone and threw 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.