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 Translation for 'bombardment' from English to Russian
NOUN1   a bombardment | bombardments
NOUN2   bombardment | -
SYNO barrage | barrage fire | battery | ...
военнофиз.
бомбардировка {ж}
bombardment
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Translation for 'bombardment' from English to Russian

bombardment
бомбардировка {ж}военнофиз.
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Usage Examples English
  • On 1 October 1955, the mission of the 5th became strategic bombardment, although the first training in bombardment missions had begun in 1953.
  • Although the 1907 Hague Conventions "IV – The Laws and Customs of War on Land" and "IX – Bombardment by Naval Forces in Time of War" prohibited the bombardment of undefended places, there was no international prohibition against indiscriminate bombardment of non-combatants in defended places, a shortcoming in the rules that was greatly exacerbated by aerial bombardment.
  • As the 96th Bombardment Wing, the unit was one of the primary Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy strategic bombardment wings of the Eighth Air Force 2d Bombardment Division in World War II.
  • In September 1944, VIII Fighter Command attached its fighter wings to Eighth Air Force's bombardment divisions.
  • The attack began at noon on 4 June, when the last bombardment ended.

  • The second time the unit was activated, it was as the 680th Bombardment Squadron in December 1944 as a Boeing B-29 Superfortress very heavy bombardment squadron at Alamogordo Army Air Field, New Mexico.
  • The squadron was first activated at Alamogordo Army Air Field, New Mexico in mid-1943 as the 737th Bombardment Squadron, one of the four Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy bombardment squadrons assigned to the 454th Bombardment Group.
  • The squadron was first activated as the 34th Reconnaissance Squadron in the spring of 1942, but was soon renamed the 423d Bombardment Squadron, one of the original four bombardment squadrons assigned to the 306th Bombardment Group.
  • During World War II, the group's predecessor unit, the 93d Bombardment Group was the first VIII Bomber Command Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy bombardment groups to carry out strategic bombardment operations against targets in Occupied Europe and Nazi Germany from RAF Alconbury, England.
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