[Ads-l] ambush 'a surprise military attack'

Dave Hause dwhause at CABLEMO.NET
Sun Nov 10 05:56:32 UTC 2019

Yes!  I can just picture it:  the Japanese fleet cunningly hides behind some 
bushes while the island of Oahu stumbles into the ambush kill zone.
Dave Hause

-----Original Message----- 
From: Jonathan Lighter
Sent: Saturday, November 9, 2019 2:58 PM
Subject: ambush 'a surprise military attack'

2019 http://cinemalogue.com/2019/11/08/midway/  :
The film starts with the ambush at Pearl Harbor in December 1941.

I posted an ex. of the corresponding verb in 2016.  I seem to recall some

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