During this dreadful siege, which threatened death in every form, we had two men killed, and four wounded, besides a number of cattle.
Without demanding a surrender, they furiously assaulted the garrison, which was happily prepared to oppose them; and, after they had expended much ammunition in vain, and killed the cattle round the fort, not being likely to make themselves masters of this place, they raised the siege, and departed in the morning of the third day after they came, with the loss of about thirty killed, and the number of wounded uncertain.--Of the garrison four were killed, and three wounded.
But we are to consider that this siege was one of the occasions on which the colonists tested their ability for war, and thus were prepared for the great contest of the Revolution.
There was nobody in New England that knew anything about sieges or any other regular fighting.
To add to our irritation, friends of the Italians established a code of signals with them from the shore, so that we never dared relax the siege for a moment.
Their patience seemed equal to ours, and the second week of the siege dragged monotonously along.
The second week of the siege drew to its close, and there was no sign of change in the situation.
With new generation consoles such as the PlayStation 5 and the new Xbox on the horizon, fans are wondering if there are any plans for a "Rainbow Six Siege
On May 23, 2017, the people of Marawi were given a horrendous shock through a bloody siege
. Their traumatic experience lasted for five excruciating months.
This narrative contains some startling assertions: that the Mongol army hurled plague-infected cadavers into the besieged Crimean city of Caffa, thereby transmitting the disease to the inhabitants; and that fleeing survivors of the siege
spread plague from Caffa to the Mediterranean Basin.
One reviewer argued that while the film's lack of clear resolution is frustrating, it did present a "coherent vision of how...terrorism can be triggered by the shortsightedness of American foreign policy." Paul Clinton's CNN review went further, calling Siege
"politically correct to the nth degree" and observing that "the anti-Arab bad guys and the terrorists are all punished in the end." This film, Clinton wrote, "could have been made by the United Nations PR department."