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Swear Like a Trooper: A Dictionary of Military Words & Phrases

by Priest, William
Publisher: Rockbridge Pub.
Issue: Spring 2001
ISBN: 1883522137

From "about-face" to "Zou-Zou," this military dictionary offers definitions, dates of usage, and further sources for some 5,000 words, phrases, and acronyms. Although international in scope, it has entries to the Civil War and charts with 19th century military rankings.

review of Swear Like a Trooper: A Dictionary of Military Words & Phrases, by Priest, William, Civil War Book Review, (Spring 2001).