A-10A Reference library
a heavily armored plane designed to destroy tanks and constructed around its powerful 30 mm gun and enormous munitions drum. Its wide combat radius and short takeoff and landing ability enable it to operate in and out of locations near front lines....
AA abbr. Reference library
AAA abbr. Reference library
Aachen, Siege of Reference library
Following the death in 1247 of Henry Raspe, who had been the rival of the excommunicated Emperor Frederick II,
Aachen, Battle of Reference library
(October 1944) a
AADC abbr. Reference library
area air defense commander.
AAF abbr. Reference library
Army Air Force(s).
Aardvark Reference library
a two-seat twin-engine aircraft used as an attack/strike plane.
AB abbr. Reference library
able seaman; able-bodied seaman.
aback adv. Reference library
(of a sail) pressed backward against the mast by a headwind.
abaft adv. Reference library
in or behind the stern of a ship.
prep. nearer the stern than; behind: the yacht has a shower just abaft the galley....
abatis n. Reference library
a defense made of felled trees placed lengthwise over each other with the boughs pointing outwards.
Abbot, Henry Larcom (1831–1927) Reference library
Wounded in 1861 at
ABCA agreement Reference library
The America-Britain-Canada-Australia Armies Standardisation Program was set up under an agreement signed in 1964. New Zealand joined with observer
ABC warfare Reference library
the use or threat of use of atomic, biological, or chemical weapons in war.