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Glossary of WW2 terms and abbreviations

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Term Definition
Pact of Steel
Alternative name for the Rome-Berlin Axis
Panzer
"Armour" - became a general term for German tanks (the correct term for tank being Panzerkampfwagen - PzKpfw) and also used to describe armoured actions
Panzergrenadier
German mechanized infantry
Pedestal
Operational code name for a relief convoy to Malta - August 1942
Plunder
Operational code name for British/Canadian offensive across the Rhine on 13th March 1945
Pluto
Pipe Line Under The Ocean - pipeline laid under the English Channel to supply oil to the Normandy invasion forces in 1944
PNCL
Polish Committee of National Liberation
Pointblank
Operational code name for the Allied bombing offensive against Germany from 194
Priceless
Operational code name for Allied operations in the Mediterranean theatre of operations in 1943
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