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Tips For American Servicemen In Australia During The Second World War

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  1. CAC

    CAC Ace of Spades

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    Was surfing and found this...was almost 100% accurate...except Australian Rules Football is more popular than cricket.

    Tips For American Servicemen In Australia During The Second World War

    Obviously I found this a source of pride:

    8. Friendliest Guys and Fine Physical Specimens
    'American newspapers and magazines have been full of stories about the Aussies…All Americans who've had anything to do with them say they're among the friendliest guys in the world – and fine physical specimens of fighting men. So far in this war the Australians have been in all the hot spots – wherever the going has been tough. And they have the reputation for staying in there and pitching with anything they can get their hands on – and if there isn't anything else they use their hands'.
     
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    I did have a copy of that. It was cool to see the lyrics for Waltzing Matlida and the slang terms, which I'm sure are all obsolete by now.
     
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    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    CAC Ace of Spades

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    Most aren’t used anymore, or replaced more correctly...some are still in use. Some of the definitions are a little off too.
     
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