box barrage


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box barrage

[′bäks bə′räzh]
(ordnance)
In antiaircraft artillery fire, an antiaircraft barrage delivered in a box-shape pattern by guns surrounding a defended target.
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the barrage was to shift from the German front line to a protective box barrage around the area occupied by the raiders.
the only thing that wasn't "typical Boro" was that it was the opposition left reeling by the penalty box barrage and a leveller at the death.
This time the raiders reached the enemy trenches just as the bombardment shifted to the box barrage.