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N.1 a locality from which operations are projected or supported.2 an area or locality containing installations that provide logistic or other support.3 a home airfield or home carrier.[...]
Ethnicity and Race in the Military

Ethnicity and Race in the Military  

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Ethnicity and race have been less troubling military questions for the United States than for nations where ethnic and racial competition, political power struggles, or caste systems have had a ...
Hollywood

Hollywood  

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A district of Los Angeles, the principal centre of the American film industry; the American film industry and the lifestyles of the people associated with it.
MAGIC

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Was the code name for intelligence intercepts of American origin based on the reading of enemy codes and ciphers. The term came from references to the code-breakers in the American ...
mutiny

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N. pl. -ies an open rebellion against the proper authorities, especially by soldiers or sailors against their officers: a mutiny by those manning the weapons could trigger a global war | mutiny at ...
Union Army

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Although the United States had a regular army of 16,000 career soldiers when the Civil War began, throughout the conflict it placed chief reliance on an ad hoc force of ...
Union Navy

Union Navy  

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The Civil War caught the U.S. Navy unprepared. President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a blockade of Southern ports the week after Fort Sumter fell; but the U.S. Navy had no more ...
WAVES

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Wāvzplural n. the women's section of the U.S. Naval Reserve, established in 1942, or, since 1948, of the U.S. Navy.acronym from Women Appointed (later Accepted) for Volunteer Emergency Service.[...]
women at war

women at war  

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‘The last was a soldier's war. This one is Everybody's’, commented the editor of the British magazine Mother and Home in November 1939. The American ambassador in London, John G. ...

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