Tail End Charlie

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Tail End Charlie (plural Tail End Charlies)

  1. (chiefly UK, slang, in World War II) the last aircraft in a formation
  2. (chiefly UK, slang, in World War II) the rear gunner in a bomber
  3. The man guarding the rear of a patrol.