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By Gordon Rottman

The soldier slang of global conflict II used to be as vibrant because it was once evocative. it may be insulting, pessimistic, witty, or even defeatist. From 'spam bashers' to 'passion wagons' and 'roof pigs' to 'Hell's Ladies', the area battle II scuffling with guy used to be by no means wanting phrases to explain the folk and occasions in his existence. "F***ed Up past All acceptance" takes a frank examine the British, Commonwealth, American, German, eastern and Russian slang utilized by the boys at the floor, and exhibits how, even within the warmth of conflict, they in some way controlled to preserve their experience of humour, black notwithstanding it could possibly were.

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