tank destroyer


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tank destroyer

n.
A high-speed armored vehicle equipped with antitank guns.
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Noun1.tank destroyer - an armored vehicle equipped with an antitank gun and capable of high speedstank destroyer - an armored vehicle equipped with an antitank gun and capable of high speeds
armored vehicle, armoured vehicle - a vehicle that is protected by armor plate
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My uncle, my German friend--and almost certainly PFC Martin and that tank destroyer commander--are long gone now and the rest of their stories with them, and that, my friends, is a cryin' shame.
Small arms and tank destroyer fire were ineffective.
But after Pearl Harbor was attacked, he was ordered instead to a tank destroyer battalion at Fort Meade, Maryland.
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The speciality of a tank destroyer is usually its gun, boasting of the highest penetration in-game and also the highest damage output of any tank in its tier.
He attended Worcester city schools and served in Company B of the 813th Tank Destroyer Battalion during WWII.
Our original goal was to enlighten people about the tank destroyer forces of World War II," says executive director Sam Johnson, "but it's expanded over the years to cover mechanized warfare since the beginning of the 20th century.
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To the casual observer, the German assault gun looks like just another tank or tank destroyer, and these two roles encapsulate the American Soldier's main experience with assault guns.
Frederick's earlier recommendation that the Force be properly equipped for the type of operations in which it was to be employed, attachments to the FSSF for the upcoming operation included the 463rd Parachute Field Artillery Battalion; D Company, 39th Combat Engineer Regiment; two companies of the 645th Tank Destroyer Battalion; A Company, 191st Tank Battalion; the mortars of B Company, 84th Chemical Battalion; and a collecting company from the 52nd Medical Battalion.