"pros from Dover"

Gerald Cohen gcohen at UMR.EDU
Tue Jul 23 00:26:23 UTC 2002

      Here's a guess.  During the Normandy Invasion,some
specially-trained American forces had to scale the cliffs. Might they
have first practiced on the cliffs of Dover and become proficient

Gerald Cohen

>  In a message dated 7/22/02 4:42:21 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
>  TheEditor at WORLDWIDEWORDS.ORG writes:
>  > A subscriber has asked about "pros from Dover", which he has found
>  >  in the Tom Clancy book "Rainbow Six" and which seems to mean
>  >  experts. I know that it was used in the 1970 Robert Altman film
>  >  M*A*S*H. Can anyone take it back further or give me a pointer to
>  >  where it might have come from?

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