Crossword clues for bombed
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
vb. (en-past of: bomb)
Usage examples of "bombed".
September 1, as the German armies penetrated further into Poland and the Luftwaffe bombed and bombed, Hitler knew from the Anglo-French notes that unless he stopped his armies and quickly withdrew them - which was unthinkable - he had a world war on his hands.
With their retreat thus cut off, with General Platt attacking from the north, harassed by patriots, machine-gunned and bombed from the air, the Italian resistance could not last long.
The lead plane soon reached the area recently bombed by the preceding bombers but the bombardier had no time to study his maps which would have shown what useful targets there might be here.
The Luftwaffe carried out its part in the German invasion of Poland with fierce efficiency and many Polish communities were bombed in the name of tactical bombing, the yardstick being that, if a town stood in the way of the Wehrmacht, it was bombed.
But it must have been obvious to the senior officers concerned that the German civilians were to be bombed, their homes and belongings destroyed, and, if they were not evacuated or given adequate air-raid shelters, they would be killed, burnt and mutilated in large numbers.
French coast in clear daylight, penetrated thirty miles inland, and bombed a railway marshalling yard near Rouen.
Not one of the groups that bombed Hamburg in July 1943 had existed before the United States entered the war in December 1941.
Two-thirds of the July 1943 groups had not even existed on paper a year before they bombed Hamburg.
It was quite normal that, if a city had suffered a particularly heavy raid, several railway batteries would be sent there immediately, partly to strengthen the defences against any follow-up raids, but mainly to bolster the morale of the bombed civilians.
The area to be bombed in this first night of the battle had already been chosen.
Some of the less stout-hearted bombed the first markers they came to or even just a fraction short of the first markers.
The other two aircraft that bombed at this time did not release markers.
Pathfinders marked five separate areas of the city at the opening of the raid and that the early waves of the Main Force bombed all these.
Aiming Point, was the most heavily bombed area in the first phase of the raid.
Otto Mahncke describes his journey, with a neighbour, through the bombed streets near the city centre.