Definition of Shock troops

1. Noun. Soldiers who are specially trained and armed to lead an assault.

Generic synonyms: Troop



Definition of Shock troops

1. Noun. (plural of shock troop) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shock Troops

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shock troop
shock troops (current term)
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Literary usage of Shock troops

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1. Across the Reef: The Amphibious Tracked Vehicle at War by Victor J. Croizat (2001)
"From Service Troops to shock troops The Southwest Pacific jungles to Tarawa Atoll, 1943 r~TT HE gloom cast over the western Pacific by the Japanese ..."

2. The International Military Digest Annual by Cornélis De Witt Willcox (1919)
"In this respect exercises now and then in open warfare are of great value. , . —Tactics—shock troops [shock troops. Kungl. ..."

3. The Making of a Modern Army and Its Operations in the Field: A Study Based by René Louis Jules Radiguet (1918)
"SHOCK-TROOPS (STOSSTRUPPEN). The continual failure of the German attacks or counterattacks for more than a year led them to the creation of what they call ..."

4. History of the 126th Infantry in the War with Germany by Emil B. Gansser (1920)
"shock troops The 32nd Division was one of America's shock divisions; it having been designated as such ever since it became a combat division. ..."

5. History of the 126th Infantry in the War with Germany by Emil B. Gansser (1920)
"shock troops The 32nd Division was one of America's shock divisions; it having been designated as such ever since it became a combat division. ..."

6. The Story of the Great War by Francis Joseph Reynolds, Allen Leon Churchill, Leonard Wood, Francis Trevelyan Miller, Austin Melvin Knight, Frederick Palmer, Frank Herbert Simonds, Arthur Brown Ruhl (1919)
"shock troops came to close grips with shock troops—and the Franco- American advance was not only sustained but extended. ..."

7. King's Complete History of the World War ...: 1914-1918. Europe's War with by William C. King (1922)
"But before assuming the offensive, there must be available an army of shock troops to deliver the vital blow. Not to England could he look for such an army. ..."

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