Thus they had planned the campaign, but Napoleon forestalled them.
Mangash thereupon took the offensive and attempted to occupy the village of Coatit in Okul-Kusai, but was forestalled and defeated by Baratieri on the 13th of January 1895.
Franklin's rival, Andrew Bradford, forestalled him by three days with the American Magazine (1741) edited by John Webbe, which ran only to two numbers.
The Russians had another offensive in contemplation when the Japanese forestalled them by advancing on the 21st of February.
Had Halleck reinforced Mitchel, that officer might perhaps have forestalled the later victories of Grant and Sherman.