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the extreme forward area of a battlefield, where troops are in direct contact with the enemy.
Contemporary Examples

There was no divide between the home front and the battlefront.
Hitler’s Killer Women Revealed in New History Wendy Lower October 5, 2013

Reporters whose only battlefront experience may have been color war in camp, mocked him for that.
Sheltered In Jerusalem Gil Troy November 16, 2012

Historical Examples

The French went away from this part of their battlefront with regret and emotion.
Now It Can Be Told Philip Gibbs

Her experiences at the battlefront in France had taught her many things.
Ruth Fielding Down East Alice B. Emerson

On May 31 Mr. Perris described the extension of the battlefront during the preceding twenty-four hours.
New York Times Current History: The European War, Vol. 8, Pt. 2, No. 1, July 1918 Various

The crash of falling trees and the snapping of the fire was like the sound from a battlefront.
Carolyn of the Corners Ruth Belmore Endicott

The letter from Dick Rover had been sent from the battlefront in France.
The Rover Boys on a Hunt Arthur M. Winfield (Edward Stratemeyer)

Compiegne, the northern support of the French battlefront during the early part of June, goes back to Roman days.
New York Times Current History: The European War, Vol. 8, Pt. 2, No. 1, July 1918 Various

I hardly believe that you will find it necessary to make a radical change in your battlefront.
The Goose Man Jacob Wassermann

The battlefront now forms a vast triangle, the apex pointing markedly toward Chteau-Thierry and less markedly toward Dormans.
New York Times Current History: The European War, Vol. 8, Pt. 2, No. 1, July 1918 Various


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