But may not their own consciousness of the fact result in an outburst of “strafing?”
His "strafing" was fitful, poorly sighted, and of small calibre.
"We hope to do some good 'strafing,' sir," said the subaltern.
But I guess we'll be delayed, if the Germans keep up their strafing.
According to the letters he was just there with the rest taking the "strafing" as best he could.