As I stepped into the main building that housed Unit C, an earsplitting siren blared suddenly and a dozen strobes flashed.
An earsplitting crack was followed by a mosquito-like voice singing in the wilderness.
But this earsplitting clatter was like nothing he had ever heard before.
There was a flash, an earsplitting report, and the old soldier sank to the floor.
The anti-aircraft gun had gone off just outside with an earsplitting report.
The voice of the expounder was suddenly drowned out by the earsplitting rapid-fire of the exhaust!
They were halfway out on the reef when the plane leveled out of its dive with an earsplitting whine.
This earsplitting racket continued, he says, without interruption for two days.
Above the earsplitting thunder of the eruption he heard shrill cries and raucous shoutings.
The automatic radiation safety equipment filled the ship with an earsplitting buzz of warning.