Definition of Amtracs
1. Noun. (plural of amtrac) ¹
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Definition of Amtracs
1. amtrac [n] - See also: amtrac
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Literary usage of Amtracs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Across the Reef: The Amphibious Tracked Vehicle at War by Victor J. Croizat (2001)
"The European Area of Operations Casablanca to Normandy; amtracs in the Lowlands ... The other three operations that featured amtracs all were concerned with ..."
2. Howard's Hill and Other True Stories: Small Unit Marine Action in Vietnam by DIANE Publishing Company (1990)
"Sergeant Willam Cunningham believed the amtracs would solve his problem. ... The platoon would walk in the tracks of the-ton amtracs, unless forced by fire ..."
3. Liberation: Marines in the Recapture of Guam by Cyril J. OBrien (1996)
"As a result, its guns knocked out two dozen amtracs carrying elements of the ... The loss of so many amtracs as the assault waves neared the beaches meant ..."
4. Assault from the Sea: The Amphibious Landing at Inchon by Curtis A. Utz (1994)
"Then, over 170 LVTs, including 18 gun- equipped armored amtracs (LVT(A)s) of the Army's 56th Amphibian Tractor Battalion, moved toward Blue Beach in 25 ..."
5. The Status of Efforts to Identify Persian Gulf War Syndrome edited by Christopher Shays (1999)
"Division then said that it had to be a false reading from the fuel from die M60 tanks, amtracs, etc. that were around the Fox vehicle. ..."
6. The Final Campaign: Marines in the Victory on Okinawa by Joseph H. Alexander (1996)
"... Armored amtracs of Company A, 1st Armored Amphibious Battalion, carry the assault wave of the 4th Marines, 6th Marine Division, onto Red Beach. ..."
7. U. S. Marines in the Persian Gulf, 1990-1991: With Marine Forces Afloat in edited by Ronald J. Brown (2000)
"... assault amphibious vehicles—traditionally known as "LVTs" or "amtracs", but more commonly called "AAVs" or "Hogs" by Marines in the Gulf—carried assault ..."