Which preposition to use with bombing

on Occurrences 27%

He was afraid that the Zeppelin might drop a bomb on the ship; and from that moment until the end of the battle the Queen Mary did not pause.

in Occurrences 20%

Neither Thursday nor Hetty allowed a word to escape concerning the placing of the bomb in the Tribune office, but the explosion was public knowledge and many were bothering their heads to explain its meaning.

from Occurrences 19%

Austrians poured out from deep caverns in the rock, where they had taken refuge during the bombardment, and threw down bombs from the top of the wall upon the Italians below.

into Occurrences 14%

He was unable to locate the Zeppelin hangars but dropped two bombs into the railway station, which was badly damaged.

at Occurrences 12%

Late at night he got so close to Tahta from the north that he threw bombs at our sangars, but he was driven off.

of Occurrences 9%

This is so far untouched and unharmed, though exposed, like everything else behind the front, to the bombs of German aeroplanes.

of Occurrences 5%

They had to practise the bombing of a German trenchwith real bombs.

under Occurrences 3%

On the night of January 14th some Italian patriots threw three bombs under Napoleon's carriage as he was driving to the Opera.

over Occurrences 3%

"Another hostile aeroplane was brought down by us, and one of our aviators succeeded in dropping several bombs over the German line, one incendiary bomb falling with considerable effect on a transport park near LaFère.

against Occurrences 3%

Over the greater portion of the front the advance was stopped dead, but in some places the enemy tried a whirlwind rush and used bomb against bomb.

for Occurrences 3%

He has therefore decided not to throw any bombs for awhile at least.

with Occurrences 3%

At intervals he glanced surreptitiously at the judge, as though the judge had been a bomb with a lighted fuse.

about Occurrences 2%

It was booming and bellowing now in a deep, thunderous roar, the shells were streaming and rushing overhead, and shrapnel was crashing and hailing and pattering down along the parapet of the forward trench; the heavy boom of big shells bursting somewhere behind the forward line and the roaring explosion of trench mortar bombs about the forward trench set the ground quivering and shaking.

during Occurrences 2%

We set off at random, and after passing the Church of Our Lady, with its lofty dome of solid stone, which withstood the heaviest bombs during the war with Frederick the Great, came to an open square, one side of which was occupied by an old, brown, red-roofed building, which I at once recognized, from pictures, as the object of our search.

by Occurrences 2%

Had Germany possessed any proof that French officers in disguise were organizing preparations in Belgium, or that French airmen had crossed the latter's territories in order to drop bombs by Wesel, etc., then Bethmann-Hollweg would have had no reason to admit in the Reichstag that his country was committing a breach of international law.

out Occurrences 2%

They had to clear a maze of trenches and dug-outs, but they bombed out of existence the machine-gunners opposing them and had settled the possession of Umbrella Hill in half an hour.

within Occurrences 2%

Day bombing groups from the time they began operations dropped a total of 116,818 kilograms of bombs within the German lines.

near Occurrences 1%

A night or two later a German Zeppelin flew over Ghent and dropped a bomb near the South station.

to Occurrences 1%

Two men were lighting and passing up bombs to the sergeant, who, standing clear out in the opening, grabbed and hurled the balls with an extraordinary prancing and dancing and arm-swinging series of contortions, while the crowded trench laughed and applauded.

as Occurrences 1%

In order to accomplish this political object, they exploded a bomb as nearly under his Majesty's carriage as they could manage, but instead of murdering the Emperor they killed a policeman.

beneath Occurrences 1%

At that time you spoke of Cecil Grimshaw with disapproval, if you spoke of him at all, or, if you happened to be a prophet, you saw in him the ultimate bomb beneath the Victorian literary edifice.

down Occurrences 1%

I only hope we're tipped the wink in time to shunt out o' here; I've no particular fancy for sitting in a cellar with the Boche cock-shying their bombs down the steps at me."

at Occurrences 1%

" The enemy was doing a good deal of night bombing at this period.

across Occurrences 1%

And surely thou shalt e'er be so; No hungry discipline shall starve thy soul; Shalt freely foot it where the poppies blow, Shalt fight unfettered when the cannon roll, And haply, Wanderer, when the hosts go home, Thou only still in Aveluy shalt roam, Haunting the crumbled windmill at Gavrelle And fling thy bombs across the silent lea, Drink with shy peasants at St. Catherine's

BY Occurrences 1%

SEVERE BOMBING BY GERMANS May 16, 1918Going to have another operation tomorrow

Which preposition to use with  bombing