Friday, July 29, 2016

Some Other World War I Names: Diggers and Dogfaces

From Wikipedia, which has articles on each of these:

**  FRANK BUCKLES--  The last and longest-living of America's "Doughboys."  Died February 27, 2011.

**  DIGGER--  Term used for Australian soldiers.

**  DOGFACE-- Military term

**  POILU--  Name used for French soldiers during the war.

**  TOMMY AKINS--  Term used for British soldiers during the war.


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