Bombardment by artillery shells.
More example sentences
- For many of the British the battle resembled Mons: determined infantry assaults prepared by heavy shellfire, met with accurate rifle fire.
- We deal with families living in awful conditions - in old railway trucks, buildings partly destroyed by shellfire and even with street kids who live in sewers.
- The trenches were constantly being destroyed, either by enemy shellfire, or water damage.
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