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    #1

    Term "tailgunner"

    Hello,


    What does it mean exactly in this sentence :
    "Tailgunner Tony, after bravely volunteering for political suicide mission
    in Iraq"

    I have an idea of what it does mean but I would like to have confirmation.


    Thank you

    Constantinos

  1. AlainK
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    #2

    Re: Term "tailgunner"

    Quote Originally Posted by Constantinos
    "Tailgunner Tony, after bravely volunteering for political suicide mission
    in Iraq"
    Hello Constantinos,

    In French, it's "mitrailleur arrière" or "mitrailleur de queue" (although the second one seems a bit odd to my chaste ears...)
    You can find both expressions in context here:
    http://www.uk-us.org/wwii/froid.htm

    HTH

    Alain

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