L


/L/ : Light
LAC : Leading Aircraftman
launches : lancements
LC : Low Capacity/Light Case weapon
LCA : Assault Landing Craft
LCC : Landing Craft Control
LCF : Landing Craft Flak
LCG : Landing Craft Gun
LCG(L) : Landing Craft Gun (Large)
LCG(M) : Landing Craft Gun (Medium)
LCH : Landing Craft Headquarters
LCN : Load Classification Number
LCS : London Controlling Section
LCI : Infantry Landing Craft
LCP : Landing Craft Personnel
LCS : London Controlling Section
LCT : Larger tank landing craft
LCT(L) : Larger tank landing craft (Large)
LCT(R) : Larger tank landing craft (Rocket)
LCV : Landing Craft Vehicle
LCVP : Landing Craft Vehicle and Personnel
2 LDR : Second Leader
LDRY : Laundry
L H : Ordre de la Légion d'Honneur (French Order of Merit), see also FR L H
LdH : Ordre de la Légion d'Honneur (French Order of Merit)
leaflet : feuillet, billet, tract
LFS : Lancaster Finishing School
LG : Landing Ground
LGAF : Luzon Guerilla Army Forces
LSD : Landing Ships Dock
LES : Landing Ships Emergency Repair
L M : Legion of Merit Medal
LSI : Infantry Landing Ships (Large)
LSI(L) : Infantry Landing Ships (Large)
LST : Tank Landing Ships
1 LT : First Lieutenant
2 LT : Second Lieutenant
Lt : Lieutenant
LT : Lieutenant
LT CDR : Lieutenant Commander
Lt-Col : Lieutenant Colonel
LT COL : Lieutenant Colonel
LT GEN : Lieutenant General
LT JG : Lieutenant Junior Grade
Ltn : Leutnant
LUX C G : Croix de Guerre - Luxembourg
LUX OAN : Order of Adolphe of Nassau Grand Croix - Luxembourg
LZ : Landing Zone


M


/M/ : Medium
(M) : Mail, Example : SP(M)1C
MACH : Machinist
MAINT : Maintenance
Maj : Major
MAJ : Major
MAJ GEN : Major General
MAM : Mobile Air Movements
MANA : See CH MANA
MAP : Ministry of Aircraft Production
MAT : Material
MBE : Member, Order of the British Empire
M1C : Metalsmith First Class
MC : Military Cross
M C : Military Cross
MC : Medium Capacity (bomb)
MCK : Master Cook
Me : Messerschmitt
ME : Middle East
MEAF : Middle East Air Force
MEDME : Mediterranean / Middle East
MESS CPL : Mess Corporal
MESS SGT : Mess Sergeant
MF : Medium-Range Freighter
M F : Medal of Freedom
MG : Marine Gunner (USMC)
MG : Machine Gun
MGB : Motor Gun Boat
MGN : Master Gunnery
M H : Medal of Honor
MI : Military Intelligence
MiA : Missed in Action
MID : Mentioned in Dispatches
MID : Military Intelligence Department
MIL : Military
MIS : Military Intelligence Service
ML : Molder
MLF : Mouvement Liberté Frenay
MLN : Mouvement de Libération Nationale
M M : Military Medal
M M : Mariner's Medal
MM : Machinist's Mate
MM : Master Mariner (USMM)
MMM : See PHIL MMM
MN : Mineman
MO : Medical Officer
MOM : Medal of Merit
MOMM : Motor Machinist's Mate
motto : devise
MP : Military Police
M R : See FR M R
MR : Major Repair
MS : Medium Supercharger (engine gear in operation)
MS : Merchant Seaman (USMM)
M SGT : Master Sergeant
MSM : Meritorious Service Medal
M STD : Master Steward
MT : Motor Transport
MTB : Motor Torpedo Boat
MTCA : Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation
MT SGT : Master Technical Sergeant
MTOUSA : Mediterranean Theatre of Operations, US Army
MTR : Motor
MU : Maintenance Unit
MUR : Mouvements Unis de Résistance
MUS : Musician
MVO : Member of the Victorian Order
MWC : See CZ MWC
MWO : See NETH MWO

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