Sailor, Airman and Soldier Slang of World War II
Rottman. Quickly passing through the ranks of various armies during World War II, men and women developed a common vernacular for the situations in which they found themselves. This volume provides a detailed survey of the slang used by major combatants of WWII, as it presents cartoons and images and lists hundreds of words with their definitions and origins. Includes and Appendix detailing the nicknames given to surfaces vessels and aircraft. 296 pages, B&W illustrations, 4¾"x 7¼", hardcover.