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War babies

Slang term for the stocks and bonds of corporations in the defense industry.

War Babies

Informal; a term for securities in the defense industry. Examples of war babies include stocks in arms manufacturers or ship-building companies. In or immediately before wartime, war babies tend to be market outperforms.
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As the first ever known book on the war babies of Bangladesh, their adoption in Canada and the outcome of that adoption, this book marks a new dimension in the historical narrative of the War of Liberation of Bangladesh having filled the historical gap in the historiography of Bangladesh.
Prior to going into the field I conducted an extensive literature review and listed various materials that might yield interesting data on war babies.
Mrs Brailsford said: "My son Colin was born here three years before, in 1939 - one of the first Gilsland war babies, and I came back to have Sylvia three years later.
As identical war babies they became national celebrities and were brought up on baby food donated by Heinz.
Malfunctions and transitions from primary to secondary weapons systems were covered and both the babes and the War Babies were up to all these tasks without reservation.
AN ARMY chef is being forced to leave his regiment after his wife lifted the lid on the curse of Britain's Gulf War babies.
COVENTRY war babies reunion - were you born in the city between 1939 and 1945 and would you like to enjoy a war babies reunion?
Many children have grown up without knowing their fathers, while others have managed to trace their GI roots through a number of help groups that have been created to reunite war babies with their fathers.
In all, 4,500 war babies came into the world at isolated Gilsland, close to the county's border with Cumbria, between 1940 and 1945.
TODAY Hazlewood Castle is a peaceful and plush hotel, but 70 years ago it echoed to the screams of new-born war babies.
THE curse of Britain's Gulf War babies is revealed today by the Sunday Mirror.
AS part of the Haltwhistle Spring Walking Festival, I am organising a War Babies Nostalgia walk on April 27 starting and finishing at the Gilsland Spa Hotel.