D


dagger : poignard
dazed : stupéfié
DB : Division Blindée (Armoured Division)
DCA : Defence Contre Avion / AA / Flack
DCAS : Deputy Chief of Air Staff
DCM : Distinguished Conduct Medal
DCS : See PHIL DCS
DD : Duplex Drive (Tank)
DDOR : Deputy Director Operational Requirements
DECON : Decontamination
DEF : Defense
"Dentes Draconis Serimus" : "We sow Dragon's Teeth" - RAF 644 Squadron motto
DEPT : Department
despatcher : "expéditeur", répartiteur
DET : Detachment
dexter : droit (côté)
DFC : Distinguished Flying Cross
DFM : Distinguished Flying Medal
DGO : Director General of Organisation
DGRD : Director General Research and Development
DH : De Havilland
DI : Division d'Infanterie (Infantry Division)
disbanded : congédié, démentelé
DISP : Dispensary
DISP : Disposal
DIV : Division
DLI : The Durham Light Infantry
DMSM : See KOR DMSM
DoI : Died of Injuries (due to post-battle harm)
"Dona Ferentes Adsumus" : "We are Bringing Gifts" - RAF 620 Squadron motto
DoW : Died of Wounds (in aerial combat etc.)
DP : Displaced Person
dr : Dead reckoning (navigation)
DRM MAJ : Drum Major
To drop : larguer
DSC : Distinguished Service Cross
DSM : Distinguished Service Medal
DSO : Distinguished Service Order
DSS : See PHIL DSS
duties : fonctions
DZ : Dropping Zone

E


E : Flight Engineer (on RAF insignia)
E : Categorised E - write off (plane)
EDC : Eastern Defense Command
EFA : Write-off as a result of flying accident during non-operational flying
EFAO : Write-off as a result of flying accident during operational flying
EFB : Write-off as a result of battle damage (See also FBE)
ELDO : European Launcher Development Organisation
ELEC : Eectrician
ELG : Emergency Landing Ground
EM : Electrician's Mate
ENG : Engineer
ENS : Ensign
entangled : empêtré
EOKA : Ethniki Organosis Kyprion Agoniston
ETA : Estimated Time of Arrival
ETM : Electronic Technician's Mate
ETOUSA : European Theatre of Operations, US Army
EVAC : Evacuation
"Ex Tenebris" : "Trough Darkness" - RAF 190 Squadron motto

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