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Son of a bitch second class sb2c helldiver, Fork Tailed Devil P-38 Lightning ,Screaming Mimi
A nickname for the Nebelwerfer, a piece of German World War II rocket artillery, Holy Moses 5inch High Velocity Aircraft Rocket, or HVAR, The Galloping Ghost of the Java Coast USS Houston (CA-30).

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those are some examples.

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Whats Papa sqaut mean is that a plane or boat?

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dont you mean papa squat, to take a massive crap, after which a family member(s) is offended by the resulting horrific odor

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Here 4 for you (for those that haven't seen it yet)

    . Ironbottom Sound
    . The Great Marinaras Turkey Shoot
    . Crossing the T
    . Tin Cans

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Ironbottom Sound  is the name given by Allied sailors to Savo Sound, the stretch of water at the southern end of The Slot between Guadalcanal, Savo Island, and Florida Island of the Solomon Islands, because of the dozens of ships and planes that sank there during the Battle of Guadalcanal in 1942-43. Prior to the war, it was called Sealark Sound. The Great Marinaras Turkey Shoot
Battle of the Philippine Sea for the one sided loss ratio inflicted upon the naval air forces of Japan after a chance comment likening the event to an organized fall 'Turkey Hunt' by a sailor watching the American fleet's concentrated firepower knock plane after plane down .

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Crossing the T  Crossing the T or Capping the T is a classic naval warfare tactic attempted from the late 19th to mid 20th century, in which a line of warships crossed in front of a line of enemy ships, allowing the crossing line to bring all their guns to bear while receiving fire from only the forward guns of the enemy.  Tin Cans  nickname for destroyers.

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Break a ships back  its when a ship breaks in half.

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Here's some more:

civvies

dogface

Pineapple

Daisycutter

Old Blood and Guts

Gedunk

Fart Sack  (Im serious, American Soldiers did refer to something as "fart sacks."  Does anyone know what it is?)

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Mufti, or civies/civvies (slang for "civilian attire"),[1] refers to ordinary clothes, especially when worn by one who normally wears, or has long worn, a military or other uniform.  Dogface refers to a U.S. Army foot soldier serving in the infantry, especially in World War II.
The BLU-82B/C-130 weapon system, known under program "Commando Vault" and nicknamed "daisy cutter" in Vietnam and in Afghanistan for its ability to flatten a forest into a helicopter landing zone, is a 15,000 pound (6,800 kg) conventional bomb, delivered from either a C-130 or an MC-130 transport aircraft. 225 were constructed.[1] The BLU-82 was retired in 2008 and replaced with the more powerful MOAB.

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Old Blood and Guts,  George Smith Patton, Jr. Gedunk A Gedunk bar or geedunk bar is the canteen or snack bar of a large vessel of the United States Navy.  Fart Sack  A sleeping bag. withe the pineapple  were you  refering to the pineapple grenade which is the mk2(mark 2,MKII) defensive hand grenade?

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Actually, what I found was that "GeDunk" meant ice cream, and yes, pineapple is a WWII grenade.

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the us used the Pneapples throuth vietnam  it was replaced by the Mark26 series of grenades and later Mark61 and Mark67s . the yellow ones were the  HE variant and the training versions were a light blue/green, post WWII were olivegeen with a yellow stripe on the top the're is also a baseball gernade the M33.

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"Screaming Meemie" and "Moaning Minnie" are other nicknames for the nebelwerfer, along with "Flaming Baseballs"

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