evacuate the town

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  • They then discovered that the Turkish forces, aware of the advance, had evacuated the town three days earlier.
  • As a result, the National Guard evacuated the town, although the governor changed his mind after public outcry.
  • The Lebanese soldiers were later released and allowed to evacuate the town.
  • Eventually, the Japanese evacuated the town and the 34th Regiment took over.
  • The town's only inhabitants were the civilian population, the Turkish troops having evacuated the town beforehand.
  • The Right-Guomindang evacuated the town under cover of night.
  • They evacuate the town to avoid more casualties.
  • After the first impact, the Chileans gathered up and made a run from the heights trying to evacuate the town.
  • The troops had been ordered to evacuate the town, and it was a lonely job that this youngster of twenty-seven years carried on through that day. Cited from Golden Lads, by Arthur Gleason and Helen Hayes Gleason
  • As was foreseen, the enemy evacuated the town with scarce a show of resistance. Cited from War in the Garden of Eden, by Kermit Roosevelt
  • The Boer commando had evacuated the town and no serious opposition was made to the British entry. Cited from The Great Boer War, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • These were only the rear guard of the garrison, all the rest of the inhabitants, men, women, and children, having evacuated the town by the opposite gate. Cited from History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. IV, by Robert Kerr
  • Throughout November this district had been much disturbed, and the small British garrison had evacuated the town and taken up a position on the adjacent hills. Cited from The Great Boer War, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The British commander, however, became sensible of the madness of such an attempt, and resolved to evacuate the town. Cited from History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. III, by E. Farr & E. H. Nolan
  • They thereupon evacuated the town of Albert, as the place was getting too hot for them, and retired on positions to the east of it. Cited from Three years in France with the Guns, by C. A. Rose
  • These heights commanded Boston, so that hostile batteries placed there would make it necessary for the British to evacuate the town. Cited from The War of Independence, by John Fiske
  • Some residents questioned whether town officials acted fast enough to evacuate the town, noting that the order to leave was made after people had already begun to flee.
  • Before they evacuated the town, an old man, and a butcher named Prahl, were condemned to be shot. Cited from Memoirs of Napoleon, V12, by Bourrienne
  • Provisions and ammunition becoming scarce, the judge decided to evacuate the town and march across the country to Mankato. Cited from Reminiscences of Pioneer Days in St. Paul, by Frank Moore
  • During the night the Turks evacuated the town. Cited from War in the Garden of Eden, by Kermit Roosevelt
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