What is bombardment?

  • (noun): The act (or an instance) of subjecting a body or substance to the impact of high-energy particles (as electrons or alpha rays).
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A bombardment is an attack by artillery fire directed against fortifications, troops, or towns and buildings.

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856th Bombardment Squadron - History - Lineage
... Constituted as 856th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 14 September 1943 Activated on 1 October 1943 Consolidated with 36th Bombardment Squadron (Provisional ...
857th Bombardment Squadron
... The 857th Bombardment Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit ... Its last assignment was with the 492d Bombardment Group, based at Kirtland Field, New Mexico ...
851st Strategic Missile Squadron - History
... The squadron was organized in early 1941 as the 78th Bombardment Squadron assigned to First Air Force as a medium bombardment squadron equipped with A-20 Havocs, and later B-18 Bolos ... The unit was assigned to the 45th Bombardment Group at Savannah AAB, Georgia, then moving to Grenier Field, New Hampshire ... The squadron was deployed to the Caribbean and attached to the Sixth Air Force 25th Bombardment Group on Trinidad, flying antisubmarine patrols over the Caribbean as part of the Antilles Task ...
Battle Of Arras (1917) - First Phase
... The preliminary bombardment of Vimy Ridge started on 20 March and the bombardment of the rest of the sector on 4 April ... of rations caused by the difficulties of preparing and moving hot food under bombardment ... To add to the misery, for the last ten hours of bombardment, gas shells were added ...
835th Bombardment Squadron - History - Assignments
45th Bombardment Group, 15 January 1941 26th Antisubmarine Wing, 8 December 1942 Attached to 25th Bombardment Group, November 1942— March 1943 486th Bombardment Group, 23 ...

More definitions of "bombardment":

  • (noun): An attack by dropping bombs.
    Synonyms: bombing