FUBAR F***ed Up Beyond All Recognition

Soldier Slang of World War II

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FUBAR F***ed Up Beyond All Recognition

Soldier Slang of World War II

Description

The soldier slang of World War II was as colourful as it was evocative. It could be insulting, pessimistic, witty, and even defeatist. From 'spam bashers' to 'passion wagons' and 'roof pigs' to 'Hell's Ladies,' the World War II fighting man was never short of words to describe the people and events in his life. F***ed Up Beyond All Recognition takes a frank look at the British, Commonwealth, American, German, Japanese and Russian slang used by the men on the ground, and shows how, even in the heat of battle, they somehow managed to retain their sense of humour, black though it might have been.

Product details

Published Jan 01 2011
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 300
ISBN 9781849086530
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Series General Military
Short code GNM
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors

Author

Gordon L. Rottman

Gordon L. Rottman entered the US Army in 1967, v…

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