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qms commented on the word scunnion
Scunnion is a military slang word for effective destruction. It is generally employed in verb phrases such as "bring scunnion" or "rain scunnion."
"...but by WWII we learned that planes could rain scunnion from even farther. Noted. Midway, etc."
1. To inspire fear or anxiety in others
2. To concentrate fire, esp. artillery fire.
October 31, 2015
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