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By Steven J. Zaloga, Terry Hadler, Mike Badrocke

Steven Zaloga’s very good research of this specialized attack automobile tracks the Amtrac's occupation from early prototypes to fashionable types, targeting operational advancements, the strategies governing deployment and use, and the various variations.

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Demetrius also deployed units of cavalry on shore to mop up any enemy crews who made it to land. Ptolemy expected to outflank his enemy and thought that Demetrius would therefore keep one flank of his line close to shore. Both sides therefore deployed their ships in the traditional two lines with one end as close to the shore as was prudent. Ptolemy placed his own ship about 12 ships out from the coast and, presumably, put his heaviest ships in his front line. Demetrius’ deployment was more interesting.

These were well manned with soldiers to act as marines. Stone and dart throwing artillery was stationed on the decks of his ships along with the usual archers and marines. Demetrius also deployed units of cavalry on shore to mop up any enemy crews who made it to land. Ptolemy expected to outflank his enemy and thought that Demetrius would therefore keep one flank of his line close to shore. Both sides therefore deployed their ships in the traditional two lines with one end as close to the shore as was prudent.

Antigonos’ son Demetrius invaded Egyptian territory in 312 BC, when he was beaten by Ptolemy at the battle of Gaza. Early in 306 BC, Demetrius went on to invade the Egyptian-held island of Cyprus, laying siege to the governor in the capital of Salamis on the eastern coast. Ptolemy raised a relief force in Egypt and set sail directly from the mouth of the Nile to Paphos, at the western end of Cyprus. THE DIEKPLUS: the leading yellow ship aims to knock the oars off the opposing brown ship and pass through the gap.

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