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First a shower of shells dropping all along the lower ridges and out over the surface of the Bay.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
From dawn to breakfast time all hands busy slinging shells—modern war sinews—piles of them—aboard.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The shells came from Asia and Achi Baba:—in a fiery shower, they fell upon the lines of our front trenches.
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But, before they can be used for this purpose, these leaves are coated with lime made from oyster shells and then folded up.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
On the 18th fifty heavy shells, including 12-inch and 14-inch, dropped out of the blue vault of heaven on to the Anzacs.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
All the bamboo clappers, cocoanut shells, tin pans, and red flags that could be found were seized and put into use.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Yesterday and to-day we have fired, for us, a terrible lot of shells (1,800 shrapnel) but never was shot better spent.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The Olympia hurled about 70 5-inch shells and 16 8-inch shells, and the Petrel and the Raleigh about the same number each.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
More like bomb-shells, military mines, torpedoes, and nitroglycerine trains.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Well, then the decent thing to do is to give us shells enough to clear a fair field.
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