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Their commercial defeat has been slaughterous: each scaling party has gained the rampart only to be hurled back into the moat with empty pockets.
A huge bunker, designed to protect 367 people from the Luftwaffe's slaughterous raids, has been tracked down below Linthorpe Road in the town centre.
THE 306 victims were used as cannon fodder in that slaughterous conflict have rightly been pardoned after 90 years of the injustice of being branded cowards.