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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 ...
Greek independence war

Greek independence war  

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History
(1821–32),rebellion of the Greeks against the Turks which led to independence from the Ottoman empire and the establishment of the kingdom of Greece. Hellenism or a sense of Greek ...
Entebbe Hijacking

Entebbe Hijacking  

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A week-long drama in Uganda in 1976, the Entebbe hijacking was the intersection of three twentieth-century historical factors: international terrorism resulting from the establishment of Israel in ...
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 ...
Palestine Archaeological Museum

Palestine Archaeological Museum  

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Religion
Following the cessation of hostilities after World War I and the establishment of the British Mandate in Palestine, the pace of archaeological activity in the Middle East increased at a ...
Service Associations

Service Associations  

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The establishment of service associations or societies for military personnel is a key milestone in the development of professionalism in the U.S. armed forces. America's first military society, the ...
Fryer Memorial Library

Fryer Memorial Library  

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Literature
Part of the University of Queensland library, is named after J. D. Fryer, an ex-serviceman who died in 1924 from injuries sustained in the First World War; its establishment in ...
Inns of Court libraries

Inns of Court libraries  

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The establishment of the Inns of Court libraries is difficult to date with great certainty. Gray’s Inn library was in existence by 1555. It was destroyed during World War II ...
Lechmere

Lechmere  

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Music, Opera
(Britten: Owen Wingrave). Ten. A young student with Owen at Coyle's cramming establishment. He can't wait to go to war and fight. Created (1971 TV/1973) by Nigel Douglas.
Shere Ali

Shere Ali  

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(1825–79)Amir (ruler) of Afghanistan (1863–79). He succeeded his father, Dost Muhammad. During the early part of his reign Afghanistan experienced civil war and his authority was not confirmed until ...
Guandong Army

Guandong Army  

The Japanese army in Manchuria which came into being after the Russo-Japanese War, when Japan had assumed control over the southern tip of the Liaotung peninsula (including Port Arthur), which it ...
Hirota Kôki

Hirota Kôki  

(b. 14 Feb. 1878, d. 23 Dec. 1948).Prime Minister of Japan 1936–7 Hirota's origins were humble, but after a brilliant academic career as a student at Tokyo University, he had become a career ...
Sino-American Relations

Sino-American Relations  

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With the establishment of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in 1949, China's new leaders opted for a close political-military alliance with the Soviet Union. This was soon followed in ...
Committee of Imperial Defence

Committee of Imperial Defence  

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The permanent establishment of the Committee of Imperial Defence (CID), a decade before the outbreak of WW I, was a turning point in the development of defence management in Britain. ...
October

October  

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The tenth month of the year, in the northern hemisphere usually considered the second month of autumn. Recorded from late Old English, the name comes from Latin, from octo ‘eight’, being originally ...
Women in the Australian Military

Women in the Australian Military  

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Have a long history, beginning with the establishment in 1899 of the Army Nursing Service in New South Wales. Army nurses served in the Boer War; recognition of their value ...
Konoe Fumimaro

Konoe Fumimaro  

(b. 12 Oct. 1891, d. 16 Dec. 1945).Prime Minister of Japan 1937–9, 1940–1He entered politics as a member of the House of Peers in 1916. A member of the aristocracy, Konoe gave his support to the ...

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