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the area that a weapon or group of weapons can cover effectively with gun fire from a given position

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Here he continues the story he began in Fields of Fire (which was about Canadians in Normandy) to detail their contributions in the final year of the war in endeavors such as operations to secure the channel ports and open approaches to Antwerp, as well as in the battles in the Rhineland.
Taken from the album Through A Big Country: The Greatest Hits, Fields Of Fire was a Top 10 hit in 1983.
Meanwhile, the clearing of the forest is opening up new fields of fire.
In 1978, he published his acclaimed novel Fields of Fire, which depicted the war as experienced on the level of foot soldiers.
Woods were often clearcut to provide fields of fire for the artillery.
The GEICO Public Service Award was given in the fields of fire safety and prevention, safety and accident prevention, substance abuse prevention and treatment, expert medical care and veterans outreach.
The band, who have a massive back catalogue of hits including Fields of Fire and In A Big Country, head for a performance at Billingham's Forum Theatre next Friday night.
This Duerener Help for LE[micro]schgruppenfahrzeug (HLF) to his crew as a separate tactical unit in the train or the fulfillment of tasks in the fields of fire fighting, technical assistance and greater scope, first aid and rescue services is hazardous missions : can perform.
The Crossing sold more than two million copies worldwide and spawned top 10 hits including Fields Of Fire and In A Big Country and helped turn the band into household names.
Before a filmed backdrop of countryside scenes and fireworks, the band were loud and tightly-arranged, with fans' favourites In a Big Country, Fields of Fire (400 Miles) and Look Away being afforded raucous sing-alongs.
Big Country: Fields of Fire - The Ultimate Collection (2CD) ***
From the Skids era come punky pop classics Into The Valley and Working For The Yankee Dollar, while Big Country cuts include Fields Of Fire, In A Big Country and Look Away.
It's been over two decades since this band first began screaming their way up the charts with hits like Fields Of Fire, Beautiful People and Alone.
It included 150 batteries of the best Soviet SAM missiles--three different types with interlocking fields of fire and different electronic guidance characteristics.
WASHINGTON -- GEICO will present five government employees with its 2010 Public Service Award for their outstanding service, commitment and community leadership in the fields of fire safety and prevention, safety and accident prevention, substance abuse prevention and treatment, expert medical care and veterans outreach.