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ordnance
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

5 uses
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Definition
military supplies — especially disposable items such as ammunition and bombs
  • A bomb hit the ordnance truck, sending it into the air in thousands of pieces.
    p. 107.2
ordnance = military supplies
  • Martin Cohn, an ordnance officer on Oahu, was once in a radar shack as a lost plane, unequipped with radar, tried to find the island.
    p. 83.6
  • ordnance = military supplies
  • Herman Scearce, Deasy's radioman, leapt into a trench next to an ordnance truck, joining five of his crew-mates.
    p. 106.4
  • ordnance = military supplies
  • Three men crawled under the ordnance truck; another flung himself into a garbage pit.
    p. 106.4
  • ordnance = military supplies
  • Men stood in a solemn circle around a couple of seats and twisted metal, all that was left of the ordnance truck.
    p. 110.3
ordnance = military supplies
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