shock troops

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shock troops

pl.n.
Soldiers specially chosen, trained, and armed to lead an attack.

[Translation of German Stosstruppen : Stoss, shock + Truppen, pl. of Truppe, troop.]

shock troops

pl n
(Military) soldiers specially trained and equipped to carry out an assault

shock′ troops`



n.pl.
troops esp. selected, trained, and equipped for engaging in assault.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shock troops - soldiers who are specially trained and armed to lead an assault
troop - a group of soldiers
Translations

shock troops

npltruppe fpl d'assalto
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