S

1 SGT : First Sergeant
S : Sergeant
s. : schwer (heavy)
(S) : Shore Patrol, Example : SP(S)1C
S1C : Seaman First Class
SA : Special Artificer
SAAF : South African Air Force
SAC : Strategic Air Command (USAF)
SALV : Salvage
SAP : Semi Armour-Piercing (bomb)
SaS : Sold as Scrap
SAS : Special Air Service
SASO : Senior Air Staff Officer
SB : Short/Belfast
SBA : Standard Beam Approach
SBAC : Society of British Aerospace Companies
SBC : Small Bomb Container
SC : Ship's Clerk
scabbard : gaine (pour une dague) / fourreau (pour une épée)
SCI : Smoke Curtain Installation (also for gas and smoke laying)
scroll : rouleau
SD : Special Duty / Special Duties
SD : Sichereitsdienst (SS Security Services)
SDS : Special Duty Squadron
SEA : South-east Asia
SEBRO : Short Bros Repair Organisation
SEC : Section
SF : Shipfitter
SFPE : San Francisco Port of Embarkation
SFTS : Service Flying Training School
Sha. : Scharfuhrer (Platoon Sergeant Major - Sergeant Major)
SHAEAF : Supreme Headquarters of the Allied Expeditionary Air Force
SHAEF : Supreme Headquarters of the Allied Expeditionary Force
(SG) : Second Grade
Sgt : Sergeant
SGT : Sergeant
SGT MAJ : Sergeant Major
SH : Short Bros
Shaker : Main Force attack led by flare-and incendiary-dropping aircraft fitted               with TR 1335 (Gee) equipment
SHAPE : Supreme Headquarters, Allied Powers Europe
"Sie Fidem Servamus" : "Thus we Keep Faith" - 196 Squadron motto
SIG : Signal
SIS : Secret Intelligence Service
SK : Storekeeper
SLG : Satellite Landing ground
SLT : Searchlight
S M : Soldier's Medal
SM : Signalman
SMM : Specially Meritorious Medal (US Navy)
SN : Sanitary
SO : Sebro (See also SEBRO)
SOA : Senior Officer Administration
SoC : Struck off Charge
SOE : Special Operations Executive
SOM : Soundman
SS : Schutzstaffel
S S : Silver Star Medal
S of S : Secretary of State
SOS : Save Our Souls (distress message)
SOS : Services of Supply
SP : Staging Post
SP : Specialist
spare : pièce de rechange, remplaçant
spearhead : fer de lance
SQ : Squadron
SQ : Squad
Sqn : Squadron
Sqn Ldr : Squadron Leader
S/L : Squadron Leader
SLSM : Silver Life Saving Medal (U.S. Treasury)
SS : Special Service (Commandos)
SS : Steamship
S SGT : Staff Sergeant
SSQ : Station Sick Quarters
st : static thrust
st mi : statute miles
ST : Special Transport
ST : Small-scale Trooping
ST : Steward
STA : Station
Staf. : Standardtenfuhrer (Colonel)
starboard : droit
STD1C : Steward, First Class
STDA1C : Steward Assistant, First Class
Std. Ju : Standarten-Junker (Officer Cadet, Platoon Sergeant Major - Staff               Sergeant)
STEN : R.V. Shepherd & H.J. Turpin (the 2 manufacturers of this             machine-gun), Royal Ordnance Factory, ENfield (place of             manufacture), County of Middlesex, England
STM : Steward's Mate
STO : Service du Travail Obligatoire
STOL : Short Take-off and Landing
strain : contrainte
stream : jet
strenght : effectifs
Strmm. : Sturmann (Lance-Corporal)
to struck : frapper
STT : School of Technical Training
Stubaf. : Sturmbannfuhrer (Major)
StuG : Sturm-Geschutze
StuG. Abt. : StuG-Abteilung
Stuscha. : Sturmscharfuhrer (Regimental Sergeant Major, Sergeant Major)
SUP : Supply
SUP SGT : Supply Sergeant
SURG : Surgical
SV : Service
SWE GMV : Gold Medal of Vasa - Sweden
sword : épée
SWPA : Southwest Pacific Area

T

(T) : Teacher, Example : SP(T)1C
T 1C : Telegrapher, First Class
TAC : Transit Atlantic Control
TAC : Tactical
TAF : Tactical Air Force
tail : queue
TAS : True Air Speed
TC : Turret Captain
TD : Tank Destroyer
thread : fil
thrusting : poussée
TI : Target Indicator
Tinsel : Radar jamming device
TM : Torpedoman's Mate
TNG : Training
T/o : Take-off / Took-off
TOPO : Topographic
TORP : Torpedoman
to Tow : remorquer
TRAC : Tractor
TRAF : Traffic
trailer : "remorqueur"
TRANS : Transport
TRANS : Transportation
TRE : Telecommunications Research Establishment (Defford / Malvern)
trimmer : chevêtre
TRK : Truck
TRP : Troop
T SGT : Technical Sergeant
TSR : Tactical / strike reconnaisance
TTC : Technical Training Command
to Tug : tirer (un planeur)

TU ONI : Order of Nicham-El-Iftikhar - Tunisia

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