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06-09-2006, 09:37 PM
Just a general question....the game has a campaign selection for something called "JABO".Does anyone know what a JABO is....is it an acronym?Were they fighter units?Fighter-bomber units, etc.?Any historical info?Thanks....I was just wondering.

06-09-2006, 09:45 PM
German fighter bombers usually 109 or especially190....

06-09-2006, 10:22 PM
JaBo = Jagdbomber =fighter-bomber

06-10-2006, 12:40 AM
exactly, for those who are interested: the meaning of the german word "Jagd" is "hunt". Fighter means "K¤mpfer" in german, "Kampf" means "the fight"."Der(die) J¤ger" means "the hunter(s)" in english.
The simply translation of Kampfgeschwader (correct translation: bomber squadron) is "fight(er) squadron". These are the small but interesting differences in military language http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif

06-10-2006, 03:44 AM
Originally posted by MB80:
The simply translation of Kampfgeschwader (correct translation: bomber squadron)

Geschwader = Regiment (at least around here it's translated as such).Probably some old prussian cavarly term I guess..
and >
Gruppe = Wing
Staffel = Squadron

The funnier ones are the diff. US/UK meaning for Group and Wing - they are totally different units http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif