Synonyms for barastre or Related words with barastre

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Examples of "barastre"
Barastre is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region in northern France.
The Dominican order established a base in Paris in 1217 in a house near Notre-Dame. In 1218 Jean Barastre (also known as Jean de Saint-Quentin, theology professor and doctor to Philip II of France) gave the order a house with a chapel near the city walls. This chapel was the chapel of a pilgrims' hospice - dedicated to Saint James the Great, it gave its name to rue Saint-Jacques and to the French Dominicans, who became known as the 'Jacobins' after their main monastery.
The 6th Bavarian Division was sent forward from Le Transloy, Barastre and Caudry, reaching "Gallwitz Riegel" from and at the 4th Bavarian Division and the right flank units of the 5th Bavarian Division were ordered to recapture Flers and "Flers Riegel". The attack was poorly co-ordinated, with so many units having just arrived but parts of BIR 5 and BRIR 5 advanced west of the Flers–Gueudecourt road. The British were pushed back towards Flers, with many casualties and re-capturing engineer stores and a battery of field guns. At two tanks emerged from the village but were knocked out by artillery. The Bavarians took over "Kronprinzen Weg" (later Grove Alley) north of the village, where machine-gunners of BIR 18 arrived along with two infantry companies. Along the Ligny–Flers road, two battalions of BIR 10 counter-attacked at into massed small-arms fire from Flers and were repulsed, a battalion retreating to "Gallwitz Riegel" and the other to "Kronprinzen Weg". East of Flers the attack was delayed and advanced at by were from "Flers Riegel" and dug in around "Lieber Weg" (later Gas Alley). In the 5th Bavarian Division area, the remnants of BIR 7 attacked near Lesbœufs and pushed back British troops towards "Flers Riegel" but could not re-capture the trench. South of Ginchy, BIR 21 had defeated the attacks all day; from the British resumed the drumfire bombardment until but no attack followed.
4 Squadron and 7 Squadron made a number of low reconnaissance flights to observe the condition of the German wire and trenches before the attack. GHQ Wing and Corps squadron air observers on contact patrol, watched the infantry advance behind the creeping barrage and enter Thiepval with two tanks, which prompted some German soldiers to run away. At British troops were photographed in Hessian Trench and air observers were able to report the capture of Thiepval, save for the north-west corner. Artillery observers in aircraft and observation balloons reported German batteries in the first and identified the positions of . Ground observers were able to engage six German batteries but air observation allowed another be bombarded. South of Miraumont a 4 Squadron air observer reported troops on the road, who were scattered by British heavy artillery. The squadrons of IV and V Brigades dropped bombs on trenches, artillery and billets as III Brigade bombed Lagnicourt aerodrome despite poor visibility and attacked German kite balloons, 60 Squadron Nieuports shooting down two with Le Prieur rockets and bombing grounded balloons with phosphorus bombs. 19 Squadron attacked a German divisional headquarters at Barastre with bombs. Two German aircraft were shot down and four damaged for the loss of one British aircraft over Bapaume but the faster German machines were able to avoid contact at will.
Balloon observers reported batteries firing in the 24 hours before the attack on 26 September and pinpointed the positions of The artillery bombarded positions under the direction of artillery-observation aircraft and a force of about troops seen near Miraumont was scattered by artillery directed by a 4 Squadron crew. The attack was observed by the crews of 4 Squadron and 7 Squadron RFC who reported that the infantry had hugged the creeping barrage, overrun Mouquet Farm and pressed on to "Zollern" Redoubt and beyond to Hessian Trench as observation crews took photographs of the area. The IV and V brigades RFC bombs on German trenches, artillery and infantry billets. The III Brigade attacked the German airfield at Lagnicourt and its 60 Squadron attacked observation balloons with Le Prieur rockets, shot down two in flames and attacked several balloons on the ground with phosphorus bombs and a headquarters at Barastre was bombed by 19 Squadron. Two German aircraft were shot down and four more damaged by RFC offensive patrols but the pilots found that the faster German aircraft often refused battle. A 70 Squadron Sopwith -Strutter of a formation of six aircraft was shot down over Bapaume in a dogfight with six German aircraft.