That was before they knew the exact meaning of shellfire well.
The railways were choked with military transport or destroyed by shellfire.
On Monday night the fire was redoubled and the woods literally raked with lines of shellfire.
Therefore, the task of directing the shellfire had to be confided to the airplanes, and in the lagoons to the seaplanes.
They had been employed cutting trees, and had been under our own shellfire.
These men had already seen what shellfire could do to knock the beauty out of old houses and quiet streets.
shellfire was being concentrated on the airstrips, striving to block them, plow them up with craters.
At the nearer edge of the woods, devastated by our shellfire, they encountered little opposition.
O'Malley sent his catch down through the shellfire, twisting and turning.