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The Military Encyclopaedia (1853)
A Technical, Biographical, and Historical Dictionary, Referring Exclusively to the Military Sciences, the Memoirs of Distinguished Soldiers, and the Narratives of Remarkable Battles by Joachim Hayward Stocqueler
Active Defence comprehends every species of offensive operation which is resorted to by the besieged to annoy the besiegers ; such, for instance, is the discharge of heavy ordnance from the walls, the emission of shells, and the firing of ...
by Jonathon Green
active defence n [Military] the use of weapons systems to defeat enemy troops; this is used with the implication that the first hostileattack willhave comefromthe enemy active element 1. n [Electronics] any element a tube, transistor or any ...
Encyclopaedia Britannica (1860)
Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature
Active defence is the best that can be adopted. Active operations may require to be aided by fortresses. The defence on the flanks ought to be combined with the defence on the front. The combination of the two kinds of defence, which is the ...
A Military Dictionary, or explanation of the several systems of discipline of different kinds of troops, ... the principles of fortification, and all the modern improvements in the science of tactics, etc (1810)
Active DEFENCE, generally considered, means every species of offensive operation which is resorted to by the besieged, to annoy the besiegers. Such for instance, is the discharge of heavy ordnance from the walls, ...
A Corrupt Tree: An Encyclopaedia of Crimes committed by the Church of Rome against Humanity and the Human Spirit (2014)
Revelation and revealed – Revelation is an aspect of the Church's faith, the active defence of which features prominently throughout its history. The Catholic Encyclopedia records that: Revelation may be defined as the communication of some ...
by Peter Connolly, John Gillingham, John Lazenby
Although Bilimer's troops conducted an active defence, Ricimer's men succeeded in breaking through into the city, which they then plundered. Anthemius was captured and beheaded. Rome, Sieges of series of sieges of Rome during the long ...
by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization
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