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ABDA (American-British-Dutch-Australian) command

ABDA (American-British-Dutch-Australian) command   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History (2 ed.)

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2009
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History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
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109 words
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covering Burma, Malaya, the Netherlands East Indies and the Philippines (with the north-western part of Australia included from 24 January

Acre, Siege of

Acre, Siege of   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

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2010
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History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
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929 words
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The epic siege of Acre began on 27/8 August 1189 and lasted until 12 July 1191; it was the

Afghanistan, Australian Deployment to

Afghanistan, Australian Deployment to   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History (2 ed.)

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2009
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History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
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822 words
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Within days of the al‐Qaeda attack of 11 September 2001 at the World Trade Center in New York and the

Agincourt, Battle of

Agincourt, Battle of   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

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2010
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History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
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1,509 words
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The most famous battle of the Hundred Years’ War saw an English expeditionary force under Henry V defeat a much

air gap, mid-Atlantic

air gap, mid-Atlantic   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to World War II

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2003
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History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
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282 words
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area south of Greenland in which Allied convoys could not be given air cover against U-boat attacks during much of

air power

air power   Reference library

Denis Richards

The Oxford Companion to World War II

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2003
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History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
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7,329 words
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Before the Second World War, there was no general agreement about the importance or capabilities of air power. In the

Alamein, Battle of El

Alamein, Battle of El   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History (2 ed.)

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2009
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History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
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712 words
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In 1942 the pivotal battles of the Desert War were fought around the El Alamein area in Egypt. The German

Aleutian Islands campaigns

Aleutian Islands campaigns   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to World War II

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2003
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History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
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918 words
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Kiska and Attu, two of the most westerly of these US-owned islands, which stretch across the north Pacific between Alaska

Alghero, Siege and Naval Battle of

Alghero, Siege and Naval Battle of   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

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2010
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History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
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693 words
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The town of Alghero is situated on the northwest coast of the island of Sardinia. From the eleventh century it

American civil war

American civil war (1861–5)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Military History

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2004
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History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
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3,560 words
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the most important event in the history of the USA. It resulted from a fundamental disagreement between two sections, North

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