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In the blue

From The Great War 1914-1918

In the blue: Failure. Something gone wrong. An attack that broke down, or troops who got out of touch, would be said to be "in the blue."[1]

References / notes

  1. Edward Fraser and John Gibbons (1925). Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases. Routledge, London p.28.
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