He raced forward, seized an entrenching tool and hauled the dazed survivor out of the mud.
Another weapon that has proved itself indispensable in this war is the entrenching tool.
I called for Smith, my servant, and telling him to bring his entrenching tool, I began to prize up some of the tiles.
Operations opened with digging with the entrenching tool—each man to make cover for himself.
Then we had the usual equipment, pouches containing 120 rounds, bayonet, water bottle and entrenching tool.