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Glossary of U.S. Naval Code Words

NAVEXOS P-474

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WAFFLE -- Kampalab, New Britain

WAGON -- Ayuet, New Britain

WAHOO -- Eliak River, New Britain

WAINFLEET -- The Hook, Netherlands

WAISTBAND -- Semichi Island, Aleutian Islands

WALDORF -- Kabu River, New Guinea

WALLACE -- Widu Reef, Bismarck Archipelago

WALLEYE -- Yaga Island, Solomon Sea

WALLFLOWER -- Talina Island, Solomon Islands

WALNUT -- Rendova Island, Solomon Islands

WALRUS -- Bonifacio, Corsica

WALTON -- Murcadha Bay, New Britain

WARBLE -- Fangger, New Guinea

WARD -- Solomon Islands

WARDER -- Sibutu Passage, P.I.

WARDROBE -- Lelis, New Britain

WARLIKE -- Syria

WARTIME -- Kaoe (Kau) Bay, Halmahera Island, N.E.I.

WASHSTAND -- Finschhafen, New Guinea

WASSAIL -- Dutch New Guinea

WATCHTOWER -- Capture and occupation of Tulagi and Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands (31 July--3 September 1942)

WATERHOLE -- Turitei, New Britain

WATERTOWN -- Renard Entrance, Rendova, Solomon Islands

WATSON -- Cherbourg, France

WAXBEAN -- Anuha Island, Tulagi-Florida Group, Solomon Islands

WAYWARD -- North Pass, Truk Lagoon, Caroline Islands

WEED -- Loun Island, Solomon Islands

WELCOME -- Commodore Bay, New Britain

WELDER -- Siplawatni, New Britain

WELLBEING -- Cape Lambert, New Britain

WEMBLEY -- Cape Ruge, New Britain

WETBLANKET -- Champagny Island, Australia

WHALE -- Cape King, New Guinea

WHALE -- Steel pierheads

WHALEBONE -- Hinchinbrook, Alaska

WHATNOT -- Hafn, Iceland

WHIMSICAL -- Bismarck Sea

WHIPCORD -- Wongakai, New Britain

WHIRLAWAY -- Dutch Harbor, Alaska

WHIRLWIND -- Makasi Island, P.I.

WHITE -- Domestic

WHITEFLAG -- Saidor, New Guinea

WHITELEATHER -- Kakumo, New Britain

WHITELINE -- Perth, Australia

WHITEOAK -- Tuwatu Point, New Britain

WHITE POPPY -- Noumea, New Caledonia

WHITEWASH -- Luzon Island, P.I.

WHITING -- Kurile Islands, Japan

WHITSTABLE -- Le Havre, France

WIDOW -- Miri, Borneo

WILDFLOWER -- Great Britain

WILDROOT -- Tuguho River, New Britain

WILLIS -- Purvis Bay, Solomon Islands

WILLOW -- Baison Island, Solomon Islands

WILLOW -- Lilim Island, New Britain

WINCHESTER -- Walawalapua, New Britain

WINDBAG -- Sarangani Bay, P.I.

WINDOWBOX -- Bogadjim, New Guinea

WINSOME -- Riebeck Bay, New Britain

WINTERGREEN -- Nikolski, Alaska

WINTERROSE -- Langemak Bay, New Guinea

WIPER -- Liquidation of enemy opposition on Isles D'Hyeres

WISTERIA -- Narau Sound, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

WITCHCRAFT -- Samar, P.I.

WOLFBERRY -- Bonifacio, Corsica

WOLFISH -- Bulgaria

WOMANHOOD -- Kapepa Island, New Britain

WOODBANK -- Paris, France

WOODBURY -- Altavalo, New Britain

WOODCHUCK -- Gazelle Peninsula, New Britain

WOODPRINT -- Doroeba, Morotai Island, N.E.I.

WOOLCOAT -- Rada, New Britain

WOOLSACK -- Riyan, Aden Protectorate

WOOLY -- Sagewin Strait, New Guinea

WORKHOUSE -- Manasaha, New Britain

WORKMAN -- Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands

WRESTLER -- South Sulu Sea, P.I.


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9 February 1999