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Synonyms for enfilade
gunfire directed along the length rather than the breadth of a formation
rake or be in a position to rake with gunfire in a lengthwise direction
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BP1 was not able to mutually support BP2 with direct fire, but BP2 had enfilading
fires against TRP4 and TRP1.
There was sniping and machine gun fire from the beach defences and one or two 75 mm guns were enfilading
The ships, landing craft, and troops would be strung out in long lines, facing a potential gauntlet of deadly enfilading
This failure to gain ground exposed the 38th to enfilading
fire from the southeast, and greatly increased the resistance of the craters the regiment had to occupy.
Now subjected to enfilading
fire, Lee's battalion began sustaining increasing casualties from long-range small arms fire, largely because the blue uniforms of his soldiers so contrasted with the brown of the mud embankment.