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What does Stalag stand for?

Stalag stands for Stammlager (main camp; Germany WWII)

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  • Military and Government
  • Slang/chat, popular culture

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1) A downed airman, who either bailed out or survived the crash, typically was captured and ultimately found his way to a German Luftwaffe-run prison camp, or "stalag" (the common abbreviation of stammlager, literally translated to mean 'prison for "common stock").