Definition of Preparation fire

1. Noun. Fire delivered on a target in preparation for an assault.

Generic synonyms: Fire, Firing



Lexicographical Neighbors of Preparation Fire

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prepackage
prepackaged
prepackages
prepackaging
prepacked
prepacking
prepacks
prepaid
prepaint
prepainted
prepainting
prepaints
preparable
preparation
preparation fire (current term)
preparational
preparationist
preparationists
preparations
preparative
preparatively
preparatives
preparator
preparatorily
preparators
preparatory
preparatory school
prepare
prepare for

Literary usage of Preparation fire

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Artilleryman: The Experiences and Impressions of an American Artillery by Jay McIlvaine Lee (1920)
"As soon as the infantry is launched all fire becomes counter- preparation fire on the first position immediately after its evacuation; then withdrawn to the ..."

2. Illinois in the World War: An Illustrated History of the Thirty-third Division by States Publications Society (1920)
"CPO FIRE—Offensive counter-preparation fire to stop a hostile attack before it is launched. It includes a barrage in front of the enemy trenches and fire on ..."

3. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1919)
"Food rations and methods of food storage and preparation. Fire Doors Stopping Fires by Fire Doors (86858 A). CE Worthington. Ills. 2200 w. ..."

4. Development of Tactics--World War by William Balck (1922)
"... up to the enemy as rapidly as possible) the infantry pushed forward without proper fire preparation. Fire success attained by infantry and artillery, ..."

5. ... The History of the 33rd Division, A.E.F., by Frederick Louis Huidekoper by Frederic Louis Huidekoper (1921)
"The battery delivered counteroffensive preparation fire and harassing fire daily on roads and trench crossings, made an adjustment of fire with aeroplane ..."

6. History of the First Division During the World War, 1917-1919 by Society of the First division, A.E.F. (1922)
"From 4:00 hours to 6:30hours, October llth, the artillery will fire preparation fire on this trench system. (c) Division Reserves: The 2d Bn., 1st Engineers ..."

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