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  • noun Plural form of half-track.


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  • Rough-terrain maneuvers required armored vehicles, called half-tracks, to tear across open country at forty miles an hour while the gunners operating the fifty-caliber guns mounted on its back shot at an aerial target.

    Silver Wings, Santiago Blue

  • I had driven Jeeps and half-tracks, and I didn't have a job, so I just took it, Stribling said.

    Fauquier school bus driver recalls taking students to Jennie Dean School

  • A couple of half-tracks and Hetzers, some trucks lugging Panzerabwehrwerfers, their wheels over the dusty road, a few escort vehicles rolling along the side, falling back and then pulling up.

    The Bridge

  • One of the men in one of the half-tracks was pointing at the smoke coming from over the trees.

    The Bridge

  • I realise the UN does less actual fighting these days but can we expect to see blue berets in restaurants keeping the peace by driving half-tracks between those who want oil and vinegar on their rocket and those who might favour salad cream or even some chips?

    The Mediterranean 'heritage' diet

  • When the German half-tracks swung onto the village street and into view, the little group of Frenchmen opened fire with their bolt-action, single-shot rifles.

    Shadow Knights

  • Burned-out German tanks and half-tracks littered the roads of northern France.

    Shadow Knights

  • There was no evidence of abandoned half-tracks, troop transports, or other war debris.


  • Finally those half-tracks came up in the afternoon, and they knocked everything out.

    Into the Rising Sun

  • In the afternoon we brought in two half-tracks 75 mm self-propelled guns, and they knocked those out.

    Into the Rising Sun


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