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Armoured train
also called Armored trains and has one more synonym

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  1. a train protected with armour

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 14, 2009
  2. Usually they are equipped with railroad cars armed with artillery and machine guns

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  3. They were mostly used during the late 19th and early 20th century, when they offered an innovative way to quickly move large amounts of firepower into position

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  4. Their use was discontinued because modern road vehicles became much more powerful and offered more flexibility, and because armoured trains were too vulnerable to track sabotage

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  5. saw use during the 19th century in the American Civil War (1861-1865), the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871), the First and Second Boer Wars (1880-81 and 1899-1902), the First (1914-1918) and Second World Wars (1939-1945) and the First Indochina War (1

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