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Glossary of U.S. Naval Code Words

NAVEXOS P-474

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LABORATORY -- Hokkaido Island, Japan

LACUNA -- San Juanico Strait, Samar Island, P.I.

LADBROKE -- Siracusa, Sicily

LADEN -- Choshu (Choshu-Gai), Formosa

LADYBIRD -- Nakajima Tama, Japan

LADYLOVE -- New Zealand

LADYSMANTLE -- Ant Island, Caroline Islands

LAINDON -- Tunis, Africa

LAMBERT -- Aimola, New Britain

LAMBSKIN -- Niigata, Japan

LAMEDUCK -- Wallis Island, New Hebrides

LAMENT -- Awang Island, Solomon Sea

LAMOUR -- Balangori Bay, New Britain

LAMPLIGHTER -- Deir-ez-zor, Syria

LAMPOON -- Fanning Island, Line Islands

LAMPPOST -- 4th U.S. Naval Training Base, British Isles

LAMPREY -- Algiers, Algeria

LANCEWOOD -- Toko (Tankan) (Toko-Gai), Formosa

LANDCRAB -- Attu operation, Aleutian Islands

LANDLOCKED -- U.S. Navy Advanced Base, Corinto, Nicaragua

LANDSHARK -- Cuba

LANESBOROUGH -- Aghione, Corsica

LANGTREE -- Algiers, Algeria

LANKY -- Molokai, Hawaii

LANO -- Walker Cay, Bahama Islands

LANOLIN -- Northwestern Pacific Area

LANTANA -- Florida Island, Solomon Islands

LAPICIDE -- Pulo Anna Island, Caroline Islands

LAPOVER -- Savaii, Samoa

LARBOARD -- Winslow, Alaska

LARDYDARDY -- Cairns, Australia

LARGESSE -- Landing of force near Sfax, East Tunisian coast, to destroy Italian lines of communication and to coincide with Allied advance from West Tunisia (5 January 1943)

LARKSPUR -- Lagos, Nigeria, Africa

LARKSPUR -- Savo Island, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

LASSIS -- Marcus Island, Pacific Ocean

LASSO -- Tioro Strait, Celebes, N.E.I.

LATEST -- Taito (Taito-Gai) (Taito-Shi), Formosa

LAUNDRESS -- The Vichy French

LAURENCETOWN -- Bastia, Corsica

LAWLORD -- Jaluit Island, Marshall Islands

LAWMAKER -- Tipaza, Algeria

LAWMAKING -- Karafuto, Japan

LAWNMOWER -- North Loloda Islands, Halmahera, N.E.I.

LAWYER -- Ascension Island, Atlantic Ocean

LAYMAN -- Ramu River Valley, New Guinea

LAZAR -- Maui, Hawaii

LAZARETTO -- Gasmata, New Britain

LEADMINE -- Singapore, Malaya

LEAP -- Destruction of enemy heavy ships attempting to enter the Mediterranean (20-31 December 1942)

LEAPYEAR -- Mostaghanem, Algeria

LEARNTOWER -- North Loloda Islands, Halmahera, N.E.I.

LEATHERBACK -- Woodlark Island [Solomon Sea]

LEATHERNECK -- Fortaleza, Brazil

LEAVENWORTH -- Cape Bach, New Britain

LECTERN -- Noumea, New Caledonia

LEECH -- Sunda Strait, Java, N.E.I.

LEFT -- Brisbane, Australia

LEGREST -- Mussau Island, Bismarck Archipelago

LEGSTUMP -- Lesser Sunda Islands

LEGUMINOUS -- Okinawa-Jima Islands, Japan

LEMON -- Wonai Bay, Woodlark Island [Solomon Sea]

LENADERG -- Bonifacio, Corsica

LENNONS -- Bambak, New Britain

LENTIL -- Second attack on Pangkalang Brandan preliminary to MERIDIAN

LENTON -- Gibraltar

LEOPARD -- Bukum, New Guinea

LETTERBOX -- Dobodura, New Guinea

LETTERPRESS -- Humboldt Bay, New Guinea

LIBEL -- Cordova, Alaska

LIBRETTO -- Bermuda

LICORICE -- Buton Passage, Halmahera, N.E.I.

LIDLESS -- Suri, New Guinea

LIFEBOAT -- Mediterranean Sea

LIFEBLOOD -- Balboa, Canal Zone

LIFEBUOY -- Panama Railroad Company

LIFEGUARD -- Satawal Island, Caroline Islands

LIFELINE -- Rayak, Syria

LIFEPRESERVER -- South Atlantic

LIGHTHOUSE -- Kowanshi Bay, Formosa

LILAC -- Brazil

LILY -- Ufa Island, Solomon Islands

LIMABEAN -- Ketchikan, Alaska

LIMABEAN -- Visale, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

LIMEJUICE -- Kodiak, Alaska

LIMEPIT -- South Atlantic Command

LIMERICK -- Ausak Island, Solomon Sea

LIMESTONE -- Thursday Island, Solomon Islands

LINCOLN -- Oquaia Point, Trobriand Island

LINEOUT -- Aitutaki Island, Cook Islands

LINTEL -- Matadi, Belgian Congo

LION ISLAND -- Nabuni Island, Gilbert Islands

LIONHEARTED -- Los Negros Island, Admiralty Islands

LIPSCOMB -- Bopeenbeen River, New Britain

LIPSTICK -- Great Sitkin Island, Alaska

LIQUIDATOR -- Campaign in China

LIQUORICE -- Rumania

LISACUL -- Calvi, Corsica

LITERARY -- Ataig, New Britain

LITHARGE -- Mogmog, Ulithi Atoll, Yap Islands

LITIGANT -- Gulf of Tartary, Japan

LITTLEJOE -- Liberia

LITTLE MAROON -- Patos Island, B.W.I.

LITTORAL -- Kato, Formosa

LIVEOAK -- Kanaga Island, Aleutian Islands

LIVESTOCK -- Sangie Island, N.E.I.

LOBWORN -- Arno Atoll, Marshall Islands

LOCKET -- Kema River, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

LOCKJAW -- Plans for operations against Kavieng, New Ireland

LOCKSMAN -- Mille Island, Mille Atoll

LOCKSTITCH -- Battle Harbor, Labrador

LOCUST -- Kablumgu Point, New Britain

LOEBNITZ -- Spud pontoon pierheads

LOGARITHM -- Surigao Strait, P.I.

LOGBOOK -- Tenes, Algeria

LOGLINE -- Paraguay

LONEWOLF -- Plan establishing South Pacific Amphibious Force

LONGBOW -- Wellington, New Zealand

LONGFACE -- Military Attache, Caracas, Venezuela

LONGHOP -- Plans for operations against Manus Island

LONGLEG -- Kornasoren, Noemfoor Island, New Guinea

LONGSHORE -- Emidj Island, Jaluit Atoll, Marshall Islands

LONGSUIT -- Tarawa Island, Gilbert Islands

LONGVIEW -- Adak Island, Aleutian Islands

LOPSIDED -- Tutuila, Samoa Islands

LOQUAT -- Bungana Island, Tulagi-Florida Group, Solomon Islands

LOSWORM -- Arno Atoll, Marshall Islands

LOTUS -- Doma Reef, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

LOWBOY -- Okha, Sakhalin Island, U.S.S.R.

LOYALIST -- Operations to liberate Burma at the earliest date

LUBRICATE -- Leyte Gulf, P.I.

LUCERNE -- Umm Qaar, Irak [Iraq]

LUFICER -- Blae Harbor, New Britain

LUCKYBAG -- Natal, Brazil

LUCRATIVE -- Bentoni Isthmus, N.E.I.

LUGSAIL -- Tulagi Island, Solomon Islands

LUMBERJACK -- Operations north of the Moselle between Cologne and Coblenz, Germany

LUMINOSITY -- Macalajar Bay, Mindanao, P.I.

LUMPSUGAR -- Timor, N.E.I.

LUNGPOWER -- Mokil Island, Caroline Islands

LUTINE -- Bandar Shahpur, Iran

LUXURIANT -- Kai Islands, New Guinea

LYNYE -- Subura, Schouten Islands, New Guinea

LYRICAL -- Singorkai, New Guinea


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