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Posted: 31 July 2007 09:14 PM   [ Ignore ]
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The best I can find is that this term, meaning killing a fellow soldier, came about during the Vietnam war. Does anyone have a date on this word?

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Posted: 31 July 2007 09:44 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Dave does.

Frag, n. & v., a fragmentation bomb or grenade, 1943, to kill someone, especially a superior officer, with a fragmentation weapon, 1970. Also a clipping of fragmentary order, an amendment to a previously issued order, also frago, 1962.

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Posted: 01 August 2007 07:54 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Fairly detailed old discussion here.

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Posted: 01 August 2007 09:59 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Thanks folks.

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