field telephone


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field telephone

[′fēld ‚tel·ə‚fōn]
(communications)
A portable telephone designed for field or combat use.
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He perceived that close at hand was a field telephone, and that a tall officer in blue was talking thereat about him.
Lacking wireless radios, detailed control was exerted by field telephone, whose wires were easily broken, and with signal rockets that called for protective fire.
This four year commitment will ensure Queensland Crime Stoppers can keep its independent call centre open to field telephone tips about suspicious or criminal activity from the public and share vital information with the Queensland Police Service.
But with the advent of trench warfare making traditional cavalry operations outdated and inefficient, Richthofen's regiment was dismounted, serving as dispatch runners and field telephone operators.
The museum contains other of Rommel's personal objects like a leather coat, clothes, photographs, a field telephone, a compass, military attire, maps that he drew, battle plans and medals he received from Hitler.
His best find to date was an army field telephone which he believes dates back to the Second World War.
He said with this export a good amount of foreign exchange had been earned, adding that prominent products of NRTC were jammers, radios, field exchanges, field telephone, intelligence and surveillance equipments.
At the launch, Verzola and military historian Ricardo Jose showed the audience how a military field telephone had been turned into a torture device during martial law.
All my trenches are choked,'' Lamour cried into the field telephone to headquarters.
Why is it they can cram more technology into a smartphone than they used on the Apollo moon landings but we couldn't get a field telephone that actually did the job?
Discovering that the Germans planted a microphone in a deserted pillbox before retreating, Larkin has Driscoll sit near the mike and pretend he's on a field telephone with headquarters.
The Discovery Tent has everything for a boys' own, or girls' own adventure - a microscope for viewing specimens of bugs, magnifying glass, telescope, easel and paints, lots of nature books as well as a working field telephone to make important calls to the main tent.