Fritz

What is Fritz?

Fritz meaning in Military terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
The German nickname for Freidrich. Prussian King Freidrich II and German Emporor Freidrich III were nicknamed ‘Fritz’ and the name went on to be used to denote the Germans in general, and German soldiers in particular. Used by the British during WW1 and in WW2, the American prefererance was for the term ‘Kraut’ after the German dish sauerkraut.

 

reference: GLOSSARY OF MILITARY TERMS

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