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Usage examples for HACHE

  1. At the same time Bois- en- Hache which stands on rising ground across the little valley of the River Souchez, was attacked with great courage by the 24th Division, and the enemy driven out. – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs
  2. The colonel saw him after the battle of Bois- en- Hache which was a terrible affair and a fine feat of arms in the mud and snow, bringing back a German horse under machine- gun fire and shrapnel. – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs
  3. So it was in this little battle of Bois- en- Hache an historic episode in the battle of Arras, because it broke the enemy's last hope of a counter- attack against Vimy Ridge. – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs
  4. They relieved the Fifty- sixth Division, which is down to one- seventh of its strength since fighting against the Leinsters in the Bois- en- Hache near Vimy. – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs
  5. Approaching the shore, we stand in the bow with the pilot and his daughter, whose name suggests the Stone Age,- Mrs. Pierre la Hache – The New North by Agnes Deans Cameron
  6. The 5th Grenadiers of the Prussian Guards Reserve were hurriedly brought up to relieve or support the Bavarian troops, who had suffered frightfully, and massed in a wood, called the Bois d'Hirondelle, or Swallows' Wood, in order to steal through another little wood called Bois- en- Hache to a hill known by us as the Pimple, and so on to recapture Hill 145, taken by the Canadians on Monday night after heavy and costly fighting. – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs