offensives in English

noun
1
an attacking military campaign.
an impending military offensive against the guerrillas

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1. Paradoxically, ‘Civilising offensives’ are in contrast planned, organised and intended

2. The invasion force fared poorly militarily, and most of its offensives were defeated.

3. F2s, armed with the L/43 gun, which he deployed to spearhead his armored offensives.

4. All four offensives failed, resulting in some 250,000 Italian casualties for little material gain.

5. North Korean offensives on the perimeter were stalled and by the end of August all momentum was lost.

6. Counter-offensives can be executed not only on land, but also by the naval forces and air forces.

7. As the years went by, his “pushing” included high-tech espionage as well as diplomatic and military offensives.

8. 1987 saw a renewed series of major Iranian human wave offensives in both northern and southern Iraq.

9. Aggressive definition, characterized by or tending toward unprovoked offensives, attacks, invasions, or the like; militantly forward or menacing: Aggressive acts against a neighboring country

10. Independent Croatia In May and August 1995 two Croatian military offensives regained control of western Slavonia and central Croatia from rebel Serbs

11. Characterized by or tending toward unprovoked offensives, attacks, invasions, or the like; militantly forward or menacing: Aggressive acts against a neighboring country

12. The two offensives that took place in the winter cost Azerbaijan as many as 5,000 lives (at the loss of several hundred Armenians).

13. Aggressive definition, characterized by or tending toward unprovoked offensives, attacks, invasions, or the like; militantly forward or menacing: Aggressive acts against a neighboring country

14. Tactical counter-offensives, such as our repulse of the enemy's "mopping-up" campaigns in southeastern Shansi, are not only possible but absolutely necessary.

15. With the start of the Iran–Iraq War (1980–1988), a second wave of inhabitants fled the city, especially during the Iraqi air offensives on the capital.

16. While allied forces on both flanks retreated, the 3rd Division stood fast in the face of fantastic enemy offensives, which led to their moniker, "The Rock of the Marne."

17. In areas surrounding Yogyakarta and Surakarta, Republican forces refused to surrender and continued to wage a guerrilla war under the leadership of Republican military chief of staff General Sudirman who had escaped the Dutch offensives.

18. In April 1943, 50,000 Japanese soldiers under General Yasuji Okamura stepped up their military offensives against Chinese resistance in the region and achieved a decisive breakthrough against General Pang's defensive perimeter, resulting in most of his units fleeing southward.

19. Following the lives of a dozen Australian soldiers who served in the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps (Anzac) during World War I which follows them from the 1915 battle of Galipoli, to the brutal trenches of France during the 1916 Somme battles, the 1917 Arias and Vimy Ridge battles to the final 1918 German offensives