artillery train


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artillery train

[är′til·ə·rē ‚trān]
(ordnance)
A number of pieces of ordnance mounted on traveling carriages.
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(1) (a) Dragoons were mounted infantry (they rode into battle then fought on foot), (b) Fusiliers were guards for the artillery train (armed with short rifles or fusils), (c) Commandos were Boer irregulars, usually mounted.
It was by his will that these two great armies now confronted each other, the Scots artillery train, one of the most formidable in Europe about to begin the battle.
7) A dragoon was a soldier who rode into battle and then dismounted to fight, while a fusilier was a soldier armed with a fusil (rifle) whose duty was to protect the artillery train. 8) USAF General Philip Breedlove is currently Allied Supreme Commander.
Still, any attempt to force the North to denuclearize could have devastating consequences, thanks in part to the large amount of artillery trained on Seoul.