A machine-gun in the fortified zone was firing on them, and Lt.-Comm.
Heavy machine-gun fire was concentrated on her; two officers were dangerously wounded and two of the launch's crew of four killed, but she got clear.
The first Turkish position was broken through in one place, but progress was arrested by flanking machine-gun fire and counterstrokes, and everywhere the Turks held their third position firmly.
He drove the enemy off the ridge, except at one point where a gallant handful of men still clung to a knob of hill that had been made into a machine-gun redoubt.
C. Halahan at the head of the bluejackets amidships was killed by machine-gun fire.
They advanced toward the lighthouse and reached the lookout station, where they were held up again by machine-gun fire.