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English Vocabulary - Vocabulario de inglés
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admiral almirante
brigadier brigadier
captain capitán
colonel coronel
commanding officer comandante
commodore (GB) comodoro
conscript recluta (voluntario)
corporal cabo
draft (US) recluta (voluntario)
general general
infantryman soldado de infantería
lieutenant teniente
major mayor
marine infante de marina
marshal general
paratrooper paracaidista
petty officer suboficial de marina
private soldado raso
recruit recluta (obligado)
sailor marinero
second lieutenant alférez
sergeant sargento
vice-admiral vice almirante

US=American English GB=British English

That's curious!
The word cardigan was named after James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan. It was first worn by British soldiers during the cold winter of 1854, when the Earl led the Light Brigade in the Crimea War.

Descubre el origen de las palabras en The Story behind the Words

 

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