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The idea is presented to be absurd from the very beginning through the shared point of view of the narrator and Coulter's superior officer, the colonel: "He [the general] was apparently not altogether serious; it certainly did not seem a place where any artillerist, however brave, would like to put a gun" (69).
The Perfect Lion: The Life and Death of Confederate Artillerist John Pelham is the biography of Civil War soldier and artillery commander John Pelham, also known as "Gallant Pelham".
Illinois artillerist Frank Valleraux simply "wished to find out how [his] writing would compare.
In particular, he was remembered most as the artillerist holding "the angle" at Buena Vista.
Accordingly, the generalist is called the general and commands, not because he is no longer the infantry man, the artillerist, or tanker, but because he can coordinate all arms.
The artillerist of the ship, Nobuo Abe, 39, said, ''I am the same age as the Toshi Maru, and I will do my best so that the ship will be able to celebrate a successful conclusion.
It is not the saber-wielding Stuart but the anonymous artillerist Pelham who foreshadows Ray's own "real" experiences as an F-4 pilot.
These imaginative embodiments also traverse historical time and space and often focus on scenes of military defeat: the speaker becomes an artillerist during a bombardment, a soldier who is massacred with his regiment, and a seaman during a sea battle.
We showed no mercy to the fascists who came at us with weapons in their hands," recalls the former artillerist and Hero of the Soviet Union G.
Next day the shamefaced deputies of the Riksdag were forced to walk between lines of troops with fixed bayonets to assemble in a Parliament Hall surrounded by field guns, each with an artillerist standing behind it with a lighted taper.
The caption puts words in Bonaparte's mouth: "Get on with your job as representative, and leave me to do mine as artillerist.
Monck was a brave and resourceful soldier, his long-term success due at least in part to an absence of political ambition and a strong sense of duty to civil authority; he was a skilled naval tactician, his success in that field may have sprung from his skill as an artillerist, for he and Blake did much to improve gunnery and tactics in the English fleet.
He was an artillerist who excelled in infantry tactics, a devout Christian but merciless in battle, an adult who loved the company of children, a man of odd habits but with an inflexible sense of duty.
Born at Ajaccio, Corsica (August 15, 1769), the second surviving son of Carlo and Marie-Letizia Buonaparte; attended military school at Brienne-le-Chateau (April 1779-October 1784), where he did well at mathematics, history, and geography; studied at the military academy in Paris and passed the 2d lieutenant's examination (September 1, 1785); entered the La Fere Artillery Regiment; came under the influence of the noted artillerist and military theorist, Baron J.