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  • proper n. VC


From the US military phonetic spelling alphabet for VC, which in turn is an abbreviation of Vietcong, which is a diminutive of the Vietnamese language term for Vietnamese Communist (Wiktionary)


  • Victor Charlie wanted to give me an early retirement, but I had other plans.

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  • When I came in, I had superior officers who told me that in Vietnam, they dealt with their worst druggies by making them "permanent point-men" .... and Mr Charles or Victor Charlie did the rest in time ....

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  • It was the pits, that is, the center of the track, at the Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tennessee, and what towered above wasn’t mountains full of Victor Charlie, but the enveloping cup of the speedway itself, a near vertical wall of seats for one hundred fifty thousand or so fans.

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  • One villager laughed and shouted in English that Victor Charlie’s Marine radio slang for Viet Cong in charge here now.

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