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Battlefield Colloquialisms of World War I - a book by Tuffley, David

Battlefield Colloquialisms of World War I


Battlefield Colloquialisms of World War I( )
Author: Tuffley, David
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $9.95
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The colloquialisms of the British soldier on the Western Front were colourful and often irreverent. Many come from Indian and Arabic words acquired during earlier military actions in India and Egypt. Other colloquialisms are Anglicised words, phrases and place names learned from the French allies and German foes. The military phonetic alphabet, known as Signalese, also contributed. The term 'Ack-Ack' for example means 'Anti-Aircraft' fire and comes from the phonetic alphabet. The...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.25 Inches
Book Weight:0.43 Pounds

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