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Glossary of U.S. naval code words

United States. Office of Naval History

Glossary of U.S. naval code words

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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    Other titlesU.S. naval code words, United States naval code words
    Statementprepared by Office of Naval History, Navy Department
    SeriesNAVEXOS P -- 474, NAVEXOS P -- 474
    ContributionsRichard, Dorothy Elizabeth, 1909-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 33 p. ;
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15440853M

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Get this from a library. Glossary of U.S. Glossary of U.S. naval code words book code words. [Dorothy E Richard; United States. Office of Naval Glossary of U.S. naval code words book. Genre/Form: Dictionaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Richard, Dorothy E.

(Dorothy Elizabeth), Glossary of U.S. naval code words. AARON -- Bulawatan, New Britain ABACUS -- Kepler Point, Bawean Island, N.E.I. ABATTOIR -- Dutch New Guinea ABBEY and SLOANE -- United States and British policy in event of Japanese occupation of Kra Isthmus, Thailand ABBOTT -- Airagalpua, Bismarck Archipelago ABDOMEN -- Salmaga Island, Aleutian Islands ABERCROMBIE -- Raid on French coast between Boulogne.

The list is primarily Navy; Army and British code words have been added insofar as they are of interest to the Navy. Like the previously published Glossary of U.S. Naval Abbreviations, this glossary was prepared in the Office of Naval History by Lt.

Comdr. Dorothy E. Richard, W, USNR, under Glossary of U.S. naval code words book supervision of the Historian for Naval Administration. Naval method of indicating Glossary of U.S. naval code words book time of day aboard ship, usually over the 1MC. One bell corresponds to 30 minutes past the hour.

Bells will only be rung as a single strike, or a closely spaced double strike, with a maximum of eight bells (4 sets of 2). Bells repeat themselves every 4 hours. For example 2 sets of 2 bells, followed by a single bell. Glossary of U.S. Naval Code Words with reference to the Marshall Islands: Adipose - Wotje Atoll Archbishop - Jaluit Island, Jaluit Atoll Bankrate - Marshall Islands Campaign Befriend - Taroa Island, Maloelap Atoll Begrudge - Eniwetok Atoll Berry - Wake Island (canceled).

Read "U.S. Navy Abbreviations of World War II and U.S. Navy Code Words of World War II: Terms Found in Pearl Harbor Documents" by Progressive Management available from Rakuten Kobo. A companion to our Pearl Harbor Encyclopedia, this unique document provides definitions for thousands of Navy abbreviaBrand: Progressive Management.

glossary Glossary of U.S. naval code words book u.s. naval abbreviations opnav p (revised april ) fifth edition. prepared by.

office of naval records and history office of the chief of naval operations navy department * washington, d.c. "Service Squadron," for instance, appeared variously as "Seron," "Serron," "Serbon" and "Servron." Those four all appear in this glossary, but naturally it has been out of the question to include all variations.

U.S. Navy Abbreviations of World War II and U.S. Navy Code Words of World War II: Terms Found in Pearl Harbor Documents - eBook.

So, in saying that, these are the submarine slang terms and phrases I have compiled from my brother submariners. 12 mile limit – referring to the international 12 mile boundary, but sailors use it to mark the time when “anything goes” when outside the 12 mile limit.

Sources [1] Department of Defense Regulation DoD R "DoD Information Security Program" [2] HQ NORAD Regulation "Administrative Practices - Code Words, Nicknames, and Exercise Terms" [3] OPNAV Instruction OPNAVINST C "Nicknames, Exercise Terms and Code Words" [4] Marine Corps Order MCO C.

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The right or power to govern oneself; self-determination. It can be less than full independence. This is a partial glossary of nautical terms; some remain current, Glossary of U.S. naval code words book many date from the 17th to 19th also Wiktionary's nautical terms, Category:Nautical terms, and Nautical metaphors in the Further reading section for additional words and references.

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The U.S. military uses many unique acronyms, terms and jargon. This results from the need for expedient and clear communication. Read the glossary. Glossary of U.S. Naval Code Words with reference to Majuro Atoll Flintlock -- Operations on Kwajalein and Majuro Atolls, Marshall Islands (February ) Laura - Majuro Island, Majuro Atoll (codename for operation Flintlock).

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device : $ ENGLISH GLOSSARY The Glossary is an alphabetical listing of many of the key terms from the chapters, along with their meanings.

The definitions listed in the Glossary are the ones that apply to the way the words are used in this textbook. The Glossary gives the part of speech of each word. The following abbreviations are used.

U.S. Navy Abbreviations of World War II The text of this published glossary of abbreviations was prepared shortly after the close of World War II. It is presented here exactly as in the original, except that fifty-nine words which originally appeared in an addenda page have been integrated in the main text of the document.

Pearl Harbor Naval base in Hawaii attacked by Japanese aircraft on December 7, The sinking of much of the U.S. Pacific Fleet brought the United States into World War II. ) Peloponnesian War A protracted ( B.C.E.) and costly conflict between the Athenian and Spartan alliance systems that convulsed most of the Greek world.

The. And after that, military code words began popping up on their own like woobies, doolies and soup sandwiches. When you put all of it together, you get a robust glossary of military code words. Most of the words mean nothing to anyone who isn't in the military, but even if you are a normal civilian, you may be able to guess a few here and there.

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In all boats the. General Order No. Navy Department, Janu [Rules to Disseminate General Orders to the Officers and Crew of Naval Vessels] Hereafter every General Order issued by this Department, or published by authority, will be read to the officers and crew by the executive officer on board of every naval vessel, at the first general muster subsequent to its receipt, and.

Words deriving from nautical or Navy terminology. Chewing the Fat "God made the vittles but the devil made the cook," was a popular saying used by.

Note 1: U.S. Army and Navy document used “Jima” and “Shima” near interchangeably. Note 2: Ftr – fighter plane, HB- Heavy Bomber, VLR – Very Long Range Bomber AKA the B [2] All Operation Iceberg code names from the following: GLOSSARY OF U.S.

NAVAL CODE WORDS NAVEXOS P (Revised March ) SECOND EDITION. Are not prowords, code words, brevity words, or NATO [North Atlantic Treaty Organization]-only terms. Are not Service-specific or functionality-specific unless they are commonly employed in US joint force operations. An approved joint term with similar definition does not exist.

Size: 1MB. NAVAL GLOSSARY GENERAL NAVAL TERMINOLOGY. Above: Upward, higher, as to go above; above the flight deck Aft: Toward the stern Athwartship: At a right angle to the centerline, as a passageway which runs from port to starboard as opposed to fore and aft.

Below: Downward, beneath, as to lay below; below the flight deck. Bow: The forward end of a ship or boat. Appendix:List of slang names for U.S. Navy units. Or it could be a subpage of this page, such as Appendix:Glossary of U.S. Navy slang/Unit names. - -sche6 December (UTC) Either way would be OK.

The Glossary as a subpage would seem to be more convenient. Waterproof blue4 January (UTC). Big Book of Words. What Marines call the Dictionary. Black Hawk. A helicopter used in the Iraq and Afghan Wars. Blue on Blue. Friendly Fire. Being shot at by your own Troops. Body Armor. Also called a flak jacket.

A heavy vest that might (?) protect you against shrapnel and some small arms fire. Boom-Boom. Screwing, in Vietnamese slang speak. Noe also served shore tours in Washington DC and Naples, Italy.

During his service in the Navy, which ran from late to midhe was a Chief. aerate To force air and oxygen into livewells to keep fish or bait alive. Also, to force air under the running surface of a hull. aft The rear of the boat. aft cabin Sleeping quarters beneath the aft or rear section of the boat (sometimes called a mid cabin when located beneath the helm).

alee The side of a boat or object away from the direction of the wind. aloft Above deck in the rigging. Free day shipping within the U.S. when you order $ of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon. Nautical Terms: A Dictionary Paperback – Janu Yes it does have the meanings of nautical words and phrases in it, but there's no index search for the word you want so unless you want to spend lots of time going through /5(4).

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A dozen years of war in Iraq. Glossary of Code Names. ANAKIM: Plan for recapture of Burma. ARCADIA: U. S.-British conference in Washington, December January BARRISTER: Plan for capture of Dakar (formerly BLACK and PICADOR). BAZAAR: Plan for American air support of USSR In event of Japanese attack on Soviet Union.

A/B or ABLE BODIED SEAMAN - A member of the deck crew who is able to perform all the duties of an experienced seamen; certificated by examination and has three years sea service.

Also called Able Seamen and A.B. ABS-American Bureau of Shipping: A U.S.-based private classification, or standards setting society for merchant ships and other marine systems. This publication is the keystone document for the communications system series of publications.

It provides fundamental principles and guidance to plan, execute, and assess communications system support to joint operations. JPJoint Land Operations, 03 OctoberThis publication provides fundamental principles and guidance to plan.

APPENDIX I GLOSSARY OF COMMON MILITARY TERMS ADDRESSEE— The activity or individual to whom a message is to be delivered. ADJUST— A command to the spotter or observer to initiate an adjustment on a designated target. ADJUSTMENT— Process used to obtain correct line, range, and connect height of burst (if time fuzes areFile Size: 94KB.

Project code name. A project code name is a code name (usually a single word, short phrase or acronym) which is given to a project being developed by industry, academia, government, and other concerns. Project code names are typically used for several reasons: To uniquely identify the project within the organization.

Code names are frequently chosen to be outside the. Glossary of World War II vocabulary and concepts. Politics and Diplomacy Lend-Lease Program To help Britain, the United States would "lend" weaponry such as ships, trucks, tanks, parts, etc.

in exchange for the use of naval bases and ports, mostly in the Pacific. marine: 1 adj of or relating to the sea “ marine explorations” adj relating to or characteristic of or occurring on or in the sea Synonyms: deep-sea of or taking place in the deeper parts of the sea oceangoing, seafaring, seagoing used on the high seas oceanic constituting or living in the open sea offshore at some distance from the shore.

NAVAL SLANG DICTIONARY A ABAFT (adv) Toward the stern, as in, “Two points pdf the pdf, starboard side!” indicating an object lying degrees toward the rear of the ship, as measured clockwise from a perpendicular line from the right side, center, of the ship, toward the horizon.

(See points) ABSENT WITHOUT LEAVE (adv).b. To place in active service a naval ship, craft, or organization which has been in an inactive or reserve status. ACTIVE DUTY (ACDU): Full time duty in the military service of the U.S.

(other than active duty for training purposes). This glossary defines nearly terms frequently ebook by stamp collectors and cover collectors. Precise definitions for many philatelic ebook do not exist. One collector, dealer or society may define a term in one way, while others will use the term in a slightly different way.

For special uses of some of the terms listed and defined.