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big guns

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a means of persuading or arguing

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Korzybski enlisted the aid of a dozen or so soldiers to turn the artillery piece, drag it to the embankment, and topple it off into the marsh.
Unlike artillery pieces of old, the FCS concept of operations calls for the NLOS-cannon to keep pace on the battlefield with Abrams tanks and Bradley fighting vehicles, which require heavy armor to protect occupants.
Cos had arrived in San Antonio with 21 artillery pieces and a 1,200-man army, half of which was used to occupy and fortify the Alamo, the rest deployed at barricades in the center of the town.
Two F/A-18 fighter jets dropped 500-pound laser-guided bombs on a mobile artillery piece near Erbil, Pentagon press secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby said in a statement.
DEADLY Israeli soldiers take cover as a mobile artillery piece fires towards targets in the southern Gaza Strip.
Near Al Hawl, six strikes destroyed 22 ISIL fighting positions, an ISIL mortar position, an ISIL structure and an ISIL anti-air artillery piece, it said.
PTV said Indian troops had been firing across the Line of Control, which separates the two countries in Kashmir, and one artillery piece hit a passenger jeep on the Kiran bypass road in Nelum valley.
He was with C squadron of the Queens Dragoon Guards - the Welsh Cavalry's formal name - when they came upon the Iraq is - which led to a key battle yesterday in which British and US forces between them destroyed at least two tanks and an artillery piece on the Al Faw peninsula.
Near Ramadi, three strikes struck a large ISIL tactical unit and destroyed eight ISIL fighting positions, an ISIL vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED), four ISIL heavy machine guns, an ISIL artillery piece, suppressed an ISIL cannon and denied ISIL access to terrain, it said.
In Syria five airstrikes were conducted near three locations: Near Abu Kamal, two strikes destroyed two separate ISIL crude oil collection points, near Aleppo, one strike struck an ISIL tactical unit, destroyed an ISIL tactical vehicle, and neutralized an ISIL tactical vehicle and near Ar Raqqah, two strikes damaged an ISIL artillery piece.
In Iraq near Al Baghdadi, three airstrikes struck an ISIL large tactical unit and destroyed six ISIL rocket rails, an ISIL artillery piece, an ISIL building, an ISIL heavy machine gun, an ISIL mortar system, an ISIL rocket system, an ISIL weapons cache and an ISIL vehicle, the statement said.
Near Manbij, one strike destroyed an ISIL artillery piece.
Near Fallujah, one strike destroyed an ISIL building and an ISIL anti-air artillery piece, it said.
Near Bayji, four airstrikes struck one large and two small ISIL tactical units and destroyed six ISIL buildings, three ISIL vehicles, an ISIL ant-aircraft artillery piece and an ISIL structure, it said.
Near Mar'a, three airstrikes struck an ISIL staging facility and destroyed four buildings, an artillery piece and a weapons cache, it said.
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