Military slang for a member the United States Marine Corps, i.e, a Marine. The slang originated during WWII when the Mason Jar Company started making their helmets, and refers to the similarity that the shape of the helmet shares with a jar as well as the typical haircut new recruits are given.
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Categories: Articles with unsourced statements since March 2007 | All articles with unsourced statements | Disambiguation This page is a candidate to be copied to Wiktionary using the Transwiki process. ... The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the U.S. military responsible for providing power projection from the sea, utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces to global crises. ... The UKs Royal Marines in a Rigid Raider assault watercraft A marine corps (from French corps de marine) is a branch of a nations armed forces incorporating Marines, intended to be capable of mounting amphibious assaults using infantry, armour, aircraft, and watercraft. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki TÅjÅ Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... For other meanings, see Helmet (disambiguation). ... Jar can mean: Containers: Antique fruit jar Canopic jar, used in ancient Egyptian burial Leyden jar, a simple capacitor Killing jar [municipality in Zaqatalskiy region of Azerbaijan] JAR (file format) is a file format used to package Java programming language applications Jar, Norway, a centre in the municipality of B... Jarhead cover Jarhead is a Gulf War memoir by author Anthony Swofford. ... Anthony Swofford is the author of the book Jarhead, published in 2003. ... Jarhead is a 2005 film based on U.S. Marine Anthony Swoffords 2003 Gulf War memoir Jarhead: A Marines Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles, starring Jake Gyllenhaal as Swofford. ... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ...
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