trench warfare


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trench warfare

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(Military) a type of warfare in which opposing armies face each other in entrenched positions
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Noun1.trench warfare - a struggle (usually prolonged) between competing entities in which neither side is able to win; "the hope that his superior campaigning skills would make a difference evaporated in the realization that electioneering had become a form of trench warfare"
warfare, war - an active struggle between competing entities; "a price war"; "a war of wits"; "diplomatic warfare"
2.trench warfare - a type of armed combat in which the opposing troops fight from trenches that face each other; "instead of the war ending quickly, it became bogged down in trench warfare"
armed combat, combat - an engagement fought between two military forces
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trench warfare

nguerra di trincea
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In my view, he lacks bottle and character and I always felt he was a flat-track bully - great when it's going well, but never someone for football's trench warfare.
The land has recovered Fields of war no more A century has past Since the last shots were fired In the landscapes from hell Trenches filled in Shell holes and barbed-wire No longer there to see Green fields now cover those scars The scars of war A war that took the lives of millions Young men and boys Soldiers and civilians Lost to war Leaving behind only memories That they lived but short lives Those who survived Having to live with the loss of friends and comrades The nightmares, the horror of trench warfare Even those who survived Have now passed into history Remembered every year Along with the many others Who have since lost their lives to war Leaving behind their loved ones With only memories to hold on to Only memories for comfort In the lonely times ahead.
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They were being trained at Ballykinler camp and they built huts and they also dug trenches for practising for trench warfare.
Yet having sought to develop a squad that would allow them to push on into the top half of the table, they looked ill-equipped to deal with the trench warfare of a relegation battle.
World War I would see the end of trench warfare on the ground and the beginning of a new kind of warfare in the clouds.
The Tories now face trench warfare getting the Bill through the Commons and then the Lords unchanged.
"Do they really mean to send us out without teaching us even the slightest preliminaries concerning trench warfare?" he angrily wrote on February 16,1918 after training in Britain for over three months.
Synopsis: "Trench Warfare: Contemporary Combat Images from the Great War" by Bob Carruthers (an Emmy Award winning author and historian who has written extensively on the Great War) is powerful collection that depicts the grim events of trench warfare and showcases the work of the contemporary combat artists and illustrators from the Great War era.
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This meticulously researched history of one of the very first US combat actions on the Western Front succeeds in getting below the over-done high-level narrative and "into the trenches." Author Terrence Finnegan helps readers understand the nightmarish complexity and daunting challenges involved in trench warfare in a way seldom matched in other works on the subject.