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GIs & Doughboys
10-24-2003, 07:37 AM
Now I know where the GI comes from but why were US troops called Doughboys during WW1.
I just hope it has nothing to do with doughnuts
10-24-2003, 09:21 AM
Here (http://www.worldwar1.com/dbc/origindb.htm) you go.
10-24-2003, 09:35 AM
Yes, well having read the article I still don't know and neither does the author, Oh bugger!
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