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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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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
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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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
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929 words
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1

The epic siege of Acre began on 27/8 August 1189 and lasted until 12 July 1191; it was the

Advertising

Advertising   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Military History
Length:
1,464 words
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1

Shipping is an international enterprise, and advertising has long played a crucial part in its commercial success. The promotion of

Afghanistan, Australian Deployment to

Afghanistan, Australian Deployment to   Reference library

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

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
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822 words
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2

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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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
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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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
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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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
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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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
Length:
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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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
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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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
Length:
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

America’s Cup

America’s Cup   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Military History
Length:
1,456 words
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1

Sailing’s most important competition, as well as the oldest continuously held event in international sport, the America’s Cup is an

American civil war

American civil war (1861–5)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Military History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
Length:
3,560 words
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2

the most important event in the history of the USA. It resulted from a fundamental disagreement between two sections, North

American independence war

American independence war (1775–83)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Military History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
Length:
2,895 words
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By the Treaty of Paris in 1763, British fortunes in North America had reached their zenith. All threat of

American Indian wars

American Indian wars (1587–1890)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Military History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
Length:
507 words
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North American Indian population densities never approached those of Mexico and Peru, but their greatest concentrations were around the Chesapeake

American Literature

American Literature   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Military History
Length:
7,062 words
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2

This entry contains two subentries: An Overview, Sea Fiction

Americas

Americas   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Military History
Length:
16,051 words
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5

This entry contains four subentries: Exploration Voyages, 1492–1509, Exploration Voyages, 1500–1620 (Eastern Coast), Exploration Voyages, 1500–1616 (South America)

ammunition, artillery

ammunition, artillery   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Military History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
Length:
1,620 words
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The NATO tactical symbol for artillery is a box with a black dot in it: a cannon ball. Yet the

Amphibious Operations

Amphibious Operations   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Military History
Length:
4,818 words
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War at sea has one overriding objective: to influence events on land. Until the advent of the submarine-launched ballistic missile,

Amsterdam

Amsterdam   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Military History
Length:
2,560 words
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1

This entry contains two subentries: Commercial Port, Naval Port

Amundsen, Roald

Amundsen, Roald (1872–1928)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Military History
Length:
1,095 words
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. Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen was born on July 16, 1872, at Borge, on the eastern shore of

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