ack-ack gun

  1. artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes
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  • Though when he tells the Iranians about shooting down their planes, I would like him to specify that it's not the United States, necessarily doing it, and it's certainly not me, but it's himself, Newt Gingrich, the John Wayne of WWIII, who will be behind the ack-ack gun. Larry Beinhart: Ah, World War III, Newt Gingrich is Calling You
  • Ack-ack guns were operated by women for the first time in the war, preventing many home strikes by doodlebugs and the Luftwaffe.
  • Studying this catalog of wicked devices, Jane observed herself beginning to undergo that change from rookie to hardened field veteran, barely flinching at the sound of ack-ack guns coming from next door, where soldiers practiced shooting at a towed target. A Covert Affair
  • My favorite was one I painted with a white and blue belly so it was camouflaged to look like clouds and sky to the Nazi ack-ack gunners below. Lance Mannion:
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