amtrac


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amtrac

[′am‚trak]
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Despite this, should any problem arise, Amtrac is on hand to lend full support.
To achieve global recognition as the #1 medical travel event in Asia by organizing annual AMTRAC Conference & Exhibitions (1-stop shop for medical travel in Asia).
It coughed heavily and danced erratically in my sweating hands, making it difficult to control as the amtrac bounced crazily in the surf.
launch time for the operation, the first wave of marine-filled amtracs began whining its way toward Peleliu's beaches.
One wonders how many of the GIs who drowned in the surf or were shot dead on the beach might have lived if they had been landed in amtracs instead of Higgins boats.
Ducking bullets, amtrac drivers turned from the beaches to pick up the floundering marines dumped at the reef and to recover the wounded.
He was a Forward Observer in one of the lead amtracs of the 1st Marines for the Peleliu landing, and saw fierce fighting for a week before the unit was relieved due to massive casualties.
A rifle company that was preparing to deploy to Okinawa, Japan, joined the exercise to become familiar with ship-to-shore movements and shipboard life as it relates to amtracs, Spiese said.
3 & 4 PLATOON "A" COMPANY, 3RD AMTRACS VIETNAM Oct.
Its 20,000 Marines moved in 8,000 amtracs, Humvees, and other vehicles.
The 306th called up tank destroyers, self-propelled howitzers, and amtracs (officially LVTs, or landing vehicles, tracked) to support a crossing of the Antilao River, using point-blank fire to destroy well-prepared enemy defenses.