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What is a ww2 Jerry?
A jerrycan (also written as jerry can or jerrican) is a robust liquid container made from pressed steel. After widespread use by both Germany and the Allies during the Second World War, today similar designs are used worldwide for fuel and water containers, some of which are also produced in plastic.
What did German soldiers call American soldiers?
Ami – German slang for an American soldier.
What is a German soldier called?
|Chief of the Wehrmacht High Command||Wilhelm Keitel|
What Jerry means?
In American Baby Names the meaning of the name Jerry is: May Jehovah exalt. Exalted of the Lord. Jeremiah was a 7th century prophet and the author of the book of Lamentations in the Old Testament. Used commonly in Ireland.
Why jerry can is called?
‘Jerry’ was the slang term that the Allies used to refer to the Germans during the war, and so the ‘jerry can’ was born! The big difference is that the American jerry cans were shaped so that they could interlock and stack with both the British and German versions.
What did Japanese soldiers yell?
“Tenno Heika Banzai” “Banzai” is best known as a Japanese war cry, but it was originally a generic cheer uttered by both soldiers and civilians alike.
What does GI stand for?
When this happened, GI was reinterpreted as “government issue” or “general issue.” The prevalence of the term led soldiers in World War II to start referring to themselves as GIs. Some servicemen used it as a sarcastic reference symbolizing their belief that they were just mass-produced products of the government.
Why can’t Japan have an army?
Japan was deprived of any military capability after being defeated by the Allies in World War II and was forced to sign a surrender agreement presented by General Douglas MacArthur in 1945. It was occupied by U.S. forces and only had a minor domestic police force on which to rely for domestic security and crime.
Why is Germany not allowed an army?
The states of Germany are not allowed to maintain armed forces of their own because the German Constitution states that matters of defense fall into the sole responsibility of the federal government.
What is Tom and Jerry meaning?
: a hot drink that is a combination of a toddy and an eggnog.
What is the term jerry rigged mean?
: organized or constructed in a crude or improvised manner a jerry-rigged plan a jerry-rigged heating system.
What do jerry can colors mean?
Red=Gasoline. Yellow=Diesel. White= Drinking water. Blue=Jet Fuel (Helicopter and M-1 JP4)