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The AmTrac Library

Battle Honors of the Marine Amphibian:   A 12 part series of articles recalling the vehicles that were and are uniquely Marine.  by Col Victor J. Croizat, USMC (Ret)  This series was originally published in the Marine Corps Gazette from April 1999 through March 2000.    PDF Version
PFC Richard E. Kraus   Marine AmTracker - Medal Of Honor Recipient
Eighth Amphibian Tractor Battalion, Third Amphibious Corps, FMF, in action against enemy Japanese forces on Peleliu, Palau Islands, on 3 October 1944. Awarded posthumously.
1st AmTrac Battalion Files
The PDF versions of the articles posted in the 1st AmTrac Battalion section.
"Marines Report From The Field"
Stories and Photos from the Marines who are there.
Marine Corps Publications
Papers, Marine Corps Doctrinal Publications (MCDPs) and Marine Corps Warfighting/Reference Publications (MCWPs/MCRPs) dealing with AmTracs and Amphibious Operations.

Apricots and AmTracs:

Apricots and Amtracs at Tarawa - CWO James C. Walker, USMC (Ret.)
Taste for Apricots Canned at Cua Viet - SSgt. Bob Donner (Stars and Stripes Newspaper)
Apricots on Amtracs...a bad thing! - LtCol. David L. Coggins, USMC
"No More Damn Apricots!" - Major Preston McLaughlin, USMC
Apricots, AAVs no happy pair - Cpl. Derek A. Shoemake (Submitted by: 26th MEU)

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