cannoneer


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Synonyms for cannoneer

a serviceman in the artillery

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The cannoneer's belt, which encircles the flaming bomb and crossed cannons, is embossed with the words "ORDNANCE CORPS U.S.A." and represents the traditional association between munitions and armament.
John Rem, the cannoneer for the crew, said it took three days to bring the howitzer up to the firing area.
I was excited to participate in that event, remembering the place as it was in the 1970s when I was a Loomis' Battery cannoneer. But when I came on the grounds and saw all the overgrowth and deterioration, I cried.
Mailer's "The Defense of the Compass," pages 134-144, an early and almost completely different version of "The Meaning of Western Defense" in Advertisements for Myself (1959) 067a: VIEWS OF A NEARSIGHTED CANNONEER. Excelsior $10/40.
0811 a Field Artillery Cannoneer Direct ground combat primary
(58.) Seymour Krim, Views of a Nearsighted Cannoneer (New York, 1961), 21.
He fought in the war as a British sailor and cannoneer for six years before he was seriously wounded during an engagement with a Dutch vessel.
The amateur cannoneer didn't get his horn up quite fast enough, and when the blast went off, his jet-propelled mute shot between the rows of woodwind and viola players, striking the conductor dead-bang in the belly and knocking him into the audience.
The proviso on the copyright page of Tales reminds us that "The events and people described herein are fictitious"; however, this romp of a memoir takes place around the time that the critic Seymour Krim, in Views of a Nearsighted Cannoneer (1961), argued that novels "show a closer, more realistic, more explicitly truthful and personal view of existence" while "real life" veers toward fiction.
Give me the cups, And let the kettle to the trumpet speak, The trumpet to the cannoneer without, The cannons to the heavens, the heaven to earth, 'Now the King drinks to Hamlet.' (5.2.271-75)
He found himself welcome in the military establishment and found no deficiency in his preparation to do the "cannoneer's hop" as a gunner, or to serve as chief classification and assignment officer for the Air Force Officer Candidate School.
Barriffe's eponymous artillery man was an habitue of an artillery garden, not a cannoneer. The minister William Gouge reassured his audience of amateur, part-time soldiers that they were "imployed in [their] calling": their military exercises were a "necessary vocation.
Known as the Cannoneer Court Parking Lot Retrofit, the innovative work at Pratt Institute's Brookyln campus is a collaboration between thread collective architect Gita Nandan and landscape architect Elliott Maltby--both also visiting professors at Pratt--along with students and the professors Paul Mankiewicz and Jaime Stein, who coordinate Pratt's Sustainable Environmental Systems.