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WWII Phonetic Alphabet

To avoid confusion from letters which sound alike, the military introduced a phonetic alphabet in WWII where letters were pronounded as distinctive words. The following phonetic alphabet was used throughout WWII, but was later replaced by a NATO set.

 A Able
 B Baker
 C Charlie
 D Dog
 E Easy
 F Fox
 G George
 H How
 I Item
 J Jig
 K King
 L Love
 M Mike
 N Nan
 O Oboe
 P Peter
 Q Queen
 R Roger
 S Sugar
 T Tare
 U Uncle
 V Victor
 W William
 X X-ray
 Y Yoke
 Z Zebra

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