Minnie

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A Minnie was a colloquial term for the German minenwerfer (trench mortar). It is also a bomb.[1]

References / notes[edit]

  1. Edward Fraser and John Gibbons (1925). Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases. Routledge, London p.156.

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