These were mitrailleuses, from which great results were anticipated.
In fine weather we heard the sound of rifles or the crackling of mitrailleuses.
Then came the splitting growl of the mitrailleuses behind us.
The road had been raked by their mitrailleuses the day before.
The mitrailleuses were adding their tac-tac to the cracks of the fusileers.
But the French mitrailleuses had found their match in the Krupp cannon.
Apparently, for they were never tired of gazing with ecstasy on the mitrailleuses.
They are sure to draw near in thousands when my mitrailleuses are set playing.
At Périgueux, the workmen of the railway station seized the mitrailleuses.
The village street, that had been raked by mitrailleuses from the field beyond it, was quiet when we came in, and almost deserted.