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war establishment

The level of equipment and manning laid down for a military unit in wartime.

war establishment

war establishment  

The level of equipment and manning laid down for a military unit in wartime.
National Military Establishment

National Military Establishment  

An organization created by the National Security Act of 1947, comprised of the heads of the armed forces departments, and responsible for coordinating and responding to defense issues after World ...
William Ward Burrows

William Ward Burrows  

(1758–1805) first commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, born in Charleston, South Carolina. From its establishment by Congress (1798), Burrows recruited, trained and led the corps during his six-year ...
national security state

national security state  

A post–World War II state in which nearly all aspects of political, economic, intellectual, and social life are dominated by considerations of national defense and the drive to maintain a defense ...
Fort Lee

Fort Lee  

The first Women's Army Corps Training Center, established in Virginia in 1948. The establishment of Fort Lee closely followed the uniting of the women's armed services with the regular forces ...
Justice versus Peace

Justice versus Peace  

The relationship between peace and justice is an important topic of peace thought. The ancient Greek philosopher Plato, in The Republic, imagined the establishment of an ideal system in which ...
Occupation of Japan

Occupation of Japan  

(1945–52)The Allied occupation of Japan after World War II. After Japan's unconditional surrender on 2 September 1945, it came under the control of the Allied forces of occupation led by General ...
Tehran Conference

Tehran Conference  

(28 Nov. – 1 Dec. 1943)An inter‐Allied conference between Churchill, Roosevelt, and, for the first time, Stalin, in the Iranian capital of Tehran. Stalin's demand for a second front in France in the ...
Wilmot Proviso

Wilmot Proviso  

An amendment presented on August 8, 1846 by Democratic congressman David Wilmot and supported by northern congressmen to prohibit the establishment of slavery in any territories gained in the Mexican ...

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