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1 The athwartships curve of a ship's deck, usually giving a fall towards the sides of a quarter of an inch (6.35 mm) to each foot (30.5 cm). 2 A small ...

engineering, military

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The Oxford Companion to Military History

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...in the case of enemy works, demolished by ordinary sappers and pioneers , who are required to possess only basic field engineering skills. The simplest form of road in field engineering consists of two parallel ditches with the excavated spoil heaped between them to produce a cambered way. An alternative type, widely used in wooded swampy areas, is the corduroy road, made by felling trees to clear a path, splitting the trunks, and laying them transversely to form a corrugated roadway. More permanent roads, built by military engineers for strategic purposes,...

Criminal Tribunals

Criminal Tribunals   Reference library

Aaron Fichtelberg

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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...Leone: www.sc-sl.org . The Kosovo courts established under the UN’s Mission in Kosovo do not have an independent website, but the UN mission’s website is www.unmikonline.org/ East Timor’s tribunal does not presently have a website. Cambodia’s tribunal (The Extraordinary Cambers in the Courts of Cambodia): www.eccc.gov.kh/ . In addition, the weblog www.cambodiatribunal.org/ has a good deal of useful information about the tribunal’s proceedings. Other Online Resources Global Policy Forum. At www.globalpolicy.org/international-justice.html , accessed...