Some military terms

E S Farrow’s A Dictionary of Military Terms (May 1918) has some wonderful terms; Farrow himself, as noted in an earlier post, was Assistant Instructor of Tactics at West Point. His dictionary brings to light a few lesser-known terms as well as offering definitive definitions of well-known ones. Here, for no reason other than that they are curious, fun, and sometimes bewilderingly obvious, are a few:

aa1

aa2

aa9

aaa3

aa4

aa5

aa6

aa8

aa7

 

Enjoy.

 

 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: