If the end were in sight, why this terrific eleventh hour barrage?
The first two tanks, escaping the barrage, lurched on towards Poelcapelle.
In the meantime we got through the barrage all right, though we lost some of our men.
phrase tir de barrage "barrier fire" intended to isolate the objective.
I suppose, however, you wear them as typical of the inundation of the Nile, so it is all right.
Thus, the inundation which devastated the banks of the Sane, fifteen years ago, had no effect on them.
barrage 1859, "man-made barrier in a stream," from Fr. Their previous training had been to follow a barrage which moved forward by bounds of a hundred yards.
Meanwhile our entire front was advancing, following the barrage waves.
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