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armed forces term referring to the telegram received by a family member informing them about the death of their relative during active service
"Mackall squinted ahead, trying to see whatever enemy vehicle the helicopters missed. It didn't have to be a vehicle. It just could be three guys with a missile launcher, and Mrs. Mackall would get The Telegram, regretting to inform her that her son . . . " - from Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy
by pseudok May 23, 2010

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