One of the guards studied a barbed dagger before placing all his weapons in a small sack.
Still, if the attacking side enjoyed an advantage in this respect, the possible landingplaces were few in number and were therefore well indicated, there had been ample time to protect them with earthworks and barbed wire, and in any disembarkation in face of resistance the tactical conditions favour the defence.
Other important manufactures are iron and steel, slaughtering and meat-packing products, boots and shoes, cigars, furniture, men's clothing, hosiery and knit goods, jute and jute goods, linen-thread, malt liquors, brick, cement, barbed wire, wire nails and planing-mill products.
The Papuan bow is rather short, the arrows barbed and tipped with cassowary or human bone.
From the lighthouse there was a "fortified zone" of barbed wire and machine-guns.