Germany to wipe Nazi traces from phonetic alphabet

Germany to wipe Nazi traces from phonetic alphabet


Just a few Nazi references have been, nonetheless, changed after World War Two, comparable to “Ypres” for “Y”, which turned “Ypsilon” – initially representing the Greek letter pronounced “U” and later the Latin letter “Y”. Ypres was notoriously the battle the place the Germans first used poison gasoline in World War One.

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