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mardi 13 janvier 2009

WWII officer who said 'nuts' to Germans dies - msnbc.com

Retired Lt. Gen. Harry W.O. Kinnard, a paratroop officer who suggested the famously defiant answer "Nuts!" to a German demand for surrender during the 1944 Battle of the Bulge, has died. He was 93.

Kinnard, a career soldier who in later years was the principal architect of the Army's concept of using helicopters in infantry warfare in Vietnam, died in Arlington, Va., on Jan. 5 ...


En résumé, si l' on vous dit "Nuts!" Cela veut dire "allez vous faire voir" :

..."To the German commander: Nuts! The American commander." On the way back to the defense line, a U.S. officer explained to the puzzled Germans that "nuts" meant the same thing as "go to hell."...

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