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AJRP Glossary of military terms, ranks and units
This page lists the translations used in the AJRP database for common Japanese military terms, ranks and units.
(Hint: typing "rank" or "unit" in a search of the glossary will produce a comprehensive list of rank or unit translations used by the AJRP.)
aizu合図signal
akagami赤紙conscription notice, call-up papers
ang˘暗号cipher
ang˘ demp˘暗号電報cipher telegram
ang˘fu暗合符cipher code
ansh˘暗礁reef, sunken rock
antenaアンテナantenna
anzen chitai安全地帯safety zone (Note: See "senchi" )
anzen shing˘安全信号safety signal
arasu荒ラスto ravage, loot
asase浅瀬shallows, shoal (Note: Appears frequently on marine and coastal maps)
atsumaru集マルto assemble (Note: E.g: "Atsumare!" ( Fall in!))
baei h˘hei馬曳砲兵horse-drawn artillery
bagu馬具harness
baidoku梅毒syphilis, venereal disease
baikin黴菌bacteria
baikokudo売国奴traitor
bajutsu馬術horsemanship, riding
bakuchin爆沈to sink (an enemy vessel)
bakudan爆弾bomb (aerial)
bakudan k˘geki爆弾攻撃bombing attack (aerial)
bakuen爆煙smoke (from a bomb burst)
bakufun爆粉detonating powder
bakugeki chűtai爆撃中隊bomber squadron
bakugeki mokuhy˘爆撃目標bombing objective
bakugekiki爆撃機bomber (aeroplane)
bakugekishu爆撃手bombardier
bakuha爆破demolition (with explosives)
bakuhatsu爆発explosion, blast
bakuretsu ryűdan爆裂榴弾high explosive shell




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