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synonyms for firing squad

  • firing party
  • fusillade
  • shooters
  • shooting party
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Numbers have dribbled back from firing line and cannot be collected in this difficult country.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Heavy firing continued all that afternoon, inflicting great loss on the rebels, whilst the Spaniards lost one soldier.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Halting his squad, Lawrence dismounted, and taking Harry, they carefully made their way to the brow of a hill which lay in front.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
So Lawrence find Harry rode ahead, the squad some fifteen or twenty paces in the rear, leisurely following.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Firing a random volley, those that lived turned and fled, pursued by the scouts.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Last night again there was all sorts of firing and fighting going on, throughout those hours peaceful citizens ear-mark for sleep.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
There was no need of Lawrence signaling Dan to come on, for the squad were urging their horses to the limit.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
As they neared Paris, they heard firing, and became aware a slight skirmish was in progress.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Then a squad of sepoys were told to “shoot all the women and children in the Bibigarh through the windows of the house.”
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Once a party trotted by within a half-mile of us, but no one of the four men we wanted to see was in the squad.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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