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Understanding military slang terms when transcribing letters.

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David Allen Lambert

David Allen Lambert
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Question:  Can you suggest some place I can determine slang terms from 1950's Korean War letters I am transcribing.  My late uncle makes references I am having trouble understanding.

 

Answer:  I used the following site when I was transcribing some sailor letters from World War II.  I hope this may help you out: http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Appendix:Glossary_of_military_slang


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