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john commented on the word nebelwurfer
Also spelled nebelwerfer.
April 18, 2009
bilby commented on the word nebelwurfer
"My slit-trench was in the angle of a farm-hut wall and a raised bank. All day Jerry 155mm shells were passing over our positions.
'They're after the 25-pounders in the field behind us,' says Sgt. Ryan.
'Behind?' I said, turning yellow. 'Christ, we're far forward for heavies.'
'Forward?' he giggled. 'We had bloody Nebelwurfers in this field this afternoon.'
- Spike Milligan, 'Mussolini: My Part In His Downfall.'
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