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bombarding

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  • Bombarding. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to: navigation, search Bombarding is the process of 'pumping' a Cold Cathode Lighting tube. — “Bombarding - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Bombardment of Alexandria (1882) by the British Mediterranean Fleet took place on 11-13 July 1882. Admiral Sir Frederick Beauchamp Seymour was in command of a fleet of about 15 Royal Navy ironclad ships which sailed to Alexandria when a riot broke out and Europeans were killed. — “Bombardment of Alexandria (1882) - Wikipedia, the free”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Clockwise from above: Iranian soldiers wearing gas masks to counter Iraqi chemical weapons, Iranian soldiers The bombardment ceased on 22 February 1984. Iran soon retaliated against urban centers, and these exchanges become known as the. — “Iran–Iraq War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • On the side of the sea where it looks so temptingly open to assault, there is shoal water for over half a mile out–far enough out, I assure you, to ensure that no ship shall come within bombarding range of it. — “Captain Blood” by Rafael Sabatini
  • "Varvara Petrovna, my dear," Praskovya Ivanovna went on, a little reassured, "though I am to blame for my reckless words, what's upset me more than anything are these anonymous letters that some low creatures keep bombarding me with; they might write to you, since it concerns you, but I've a daughter!" — “The Possessed” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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