ww1 cwgc 'Soudan' or 'Sudan'

Discussion in 'Prewar' started by soren1941, May 5, 2011.

  1. soren1941

    soren1941 Living in Ypres

  2. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

  3. -tmm-

    -tmm- Senior Member

    Soudan is the French spelling, which I believe was also the English spelling once upon a time.
     
  4. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

  5. Gibbo

    Gibbo Senior Member

    As a similar example, the country now called Romania in English, and before that Rumania, was referred to as Roumania in the early 20th century.
     

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