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war establishment

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

War

War: c. 8000 BCE - 2011  

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...World War 1910s 20th century Politics Europe Wars since 1900 1914-1918 1914-1918 The Great War has resulted in some 8 million dead in the armed forces of the rival nations World War I (1914–18) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 First World War 1910s 20th century Wars since 1900 1914-1918 1914-1918 Approximately 7 million civilians are calculated to have died as a direct result of the four years of war World War I (1914–18) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 First World War 1910s 20th century Social and domestic Society Wars since 1900...

Edwardian era

Edwardian era: 1901 - 1910  

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...for Boys , the success of which leads to the establishment of the Scouts Scouting for Boys The Oxford Companion to the Book 1 1900s 20th century Social and domestic War Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Society Britain 1908 1908 Rat, Mole and Toad, in Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows , appeal to a wide readership Wind in the Willows, The (1908) The Oxford Companion to Edwardian Fiction 1 1900s 20th century Literature English literature Literature in English Fiction War Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom -...

Denmark

Denmark: 811 - 2005  

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...September 19 - Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark jointly declare their neutrality neutrality World Encyclopedia 1 1930s Second World War 20th century Politics War Europe Finland Norway Wars since 1900 1940 1940 April 9 - German ships and marines occupy the harbours of neutral Denmark and Norway Narvik, naval battles at The Oxford Companion to World War II 1 1940s Second World War 20th century War Europe Germany Norway Wars since 1900 1950 1950 A prehistoric victim of strangling is found in Tollund Moss in Denmark, with part of the noose still round his neck...

Spain

Spain: c. 15,000 years ago - 2006  

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...War Europe Wars and Revolutions 221 BCE 221 BCE Hannibal succeeds to the command of the Carthaginian forces in Spain, on the death of his brother-in-law Hasdrubal Hannibal ( c. 247– c. 183 bc ) World Encyclopedia 1 3rd century BCE Punic Wars War Europe Wars and Revolutions 201 BCE 201 BCE Carthaginian Spain is handed over to Rome to become two new provinces, at the end of the Second Punic War Punic wars A Dictionary of World History 2 3rd century BCE Punic Wars Politics Conquest and colonization War Rome Europe Greece Wars and Revolutions 46 BCE 46 BCE...

17th century

17th century: c. 1600 - 1700  

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...War Britain 1500-1750 Politics War British Isles Europe Wars and Revolutions Britain 1642 1642 Charles I, at Nottingham, raises the royal standard - signalling that he considers himself at war English Civil War (1642–49) A Dictionary of World History 2 English Civil War Britain 1500-1750 War British Isles Europe Wars and Revolutions Britain 1642 1642 Charles I leads his army into action at Edgehill - the first, but inconclusive, battle in the English Civil War English Civil War (1642–49) A Dictionary of World History 2 English Civil War Britain 1500-1750 War...

18th century

18th century: c. 1700 - 1800  

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...War of the (1740–48) A Dictionary of World History 2 War Germany 1743 1743 Benjamin Franklin drafts in Philadelphia the founding document for the American Philosophical Society Franklin, Benjamin (1706–90) World Encyclopedia 1 North America United States 1744 1744 Muhammad ibn Saud begins the expansion of power that will lead eventually to the establishment of Saudi Arabia Saud, Muhammad ibn al- (1746–65) The Oxford Dictionary of Islam 1 Politics Dynasties and royalty Asia West Asia 1744 1744 France formally declares war on Britain half way through the War of...

Britain 1500-1750

Britain 1500-1750: 1503 - 1750  

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...Europe Wars and Revolutions Britain 1642 1642 Charles I leads his army into action at Edgehill - the first, but inconclusive, battle in the English Civil War English Civil War (1642–49) A Dictionary of World History 2 English Civil War 17th century War Battles British Isles Europe Wars and Revolutions Britain 1642 1642 Charles I marches to within a few miles of Westminster (to Turnham Green), but withdraws without engaging the enemy English Civil War (1642–49) A Dictionary of World History 2 English Civil War 17th century War British Isles Europe Wars and...

West Asia

West Asia: c. 90,000 years ago - 2011  

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...establishment of Saudi Arabia Saud, Muhammad ibn al- (1746–65) The Oxford Dictionary of Islam 1 18th century Politics Dynasties and royalty Asia 1744 1744 The Muslim reformer Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab makes an alliance with Muhammad ibn Saud, of significance to the later Saudi dynasty Saud, Muhammad ibn al- (1746–65) The Oxford Dictionary of Islam 1 18th century Politics Dynasties and royalty Religion Islam Asia 1774 1774 In the treaty of Kuchuk Kainarji, ending the recent Russo-Turkish war, the Ottoman empire cedes the Crimea to Russia Russo-Ottoman Wars...

Politics

Politics: c. 3100 BCE - 2011  

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...Second World War 20th century War Cold war Germany Wars since 1900 1949 1949 May 25 - the Federal Republic of Germany is formed from the British, French and US zones of occupation Germany A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1940s Second World War 20th century War Cold war Germany Wars since 1900 1949 1949 May 30 - the USSR grants nominal independence to east Germany as the newly established German Democratic Republic Germany A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1940s Second World War 20th century Communism War Cold war Germany Wars since 1900...

20th century

20th century: 1900 - 1999  

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...World History 3 First World War 1910s War Austria Wars since 1900 1914 1914 July 30 - the Austrian attack on Serbia causes Russia to mobilize her army World War I (1914–18) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 First World War 1910s War Europe Austria Russia Wars since 1900 1914 1914 August 1 - in response to the tsar's mobilization of his troops, Germany declares war on Russia World War I (1914–18) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 First World War 1910s War German empire Europe Austria Germany Russia Empires Wars since 1900 1914 1914 August 2...

Europe

Europe: c. 800,000 years ago - 2011  

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...- from 1801 British Isles Britain 1989 1989 Nicolae Ceauşescu and his wife are captured and executed in a Romanian uprising Ceauçescu, Nicolae (1918–1989) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 1980s 20th century Politics Communism War Cold war Wars since 1900 1990 1990 Racing Demon launches a trilogy on the British establishment by English playwright David Hare Hare, Sir David (1947– ) The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature 3 1990s 20th century Performing arts Theatre Literature English literature Literature in English Drama Great Britain - from...

Asia

Asia: c. 500,000 years ago - 2011  

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...1739 The Persian ruler Nadir Shah enters Delhi and removes much of the accumulated treasure of the Mughal empire Nadir Shah (1688–1747) A Dictionary of World History 2 18th century War Mughal empire Muslim empires South Asia India (the subcontinent) India (republic) Empires 1744 1744 Muhammad ibn Saud begins the expansion of power that will lead eventually to the establishment of Saudi Arabia Saud, Muhammad ibn al- (1746–65) The Oxford Dictionary of Islam 1 18th century Politics Dynasties and royalty West Asia 1744 1744 The Muslim reformer Muhammad ibn Abd...

Australia and Oceania

Australia and Oceania: c. 50 million years ago - 2007  

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...Rulers and politicians Wars since 1900 1944 1944 February 17 - US bombers destroy Japanese warships and planes in Operation Hailstone, a radar-guided night attack on the Truk Islands Truk Atoll The Oxford Companion to World War II 1 1940s Second World War 20th century War Pacific Islands Wars since 1900 1944 1944 July 9 - American marines win the island of Saipan in the Marianas, bringing Japan within range of US bombers Saipan, capture of The Oxford Companion to World War II 1 1940s Second World War 20th century War Pacific Islands Wars since 1900 1945 1945...

1950s

1950s: 1950 - 1959  

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...War Cold war Wars since 1900 North America United States 1950 1950 North Korean troops cross the 38th parallel to invade the southern half of the region Korean War (1950–3) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 20th century War Asia East Asia Korea 1950 1950 North Korean forces press far enough south to capture the South Korean capital of Seoul Seoul The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military 1 20th century War Asia East Asia Korea 1950 1950 UN troops are sent to defend South Korea, as the invasion from the north rolls on Korean War...

Dynasties and royalty

Dynasties and royalty: c. 3100 BCE - 2011  

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...War Europe Russia Wars since 1900 1918 1918 July 17 - Tsar Nicholas II and his wife and children are murdered by the Bolsheviks at Ekaterinburg Nicholas II (18 May 1868) A Dictionary of Political Biography 1 rev First World War 1910s 20th century Politics War Europe Russia Wars since 1900 1918 1918 October 4 - the Kaiser appoints a new chancellor, Prince Max von Baden, to negotiate an end to the war Max von Baden, Prinz (1867–1929) The Oxford Companion to German Literature 3 First World War 1910s 20th century Politics War German empire Germany Empires Wars...

Conquest and colonization

Conquest and colonization: c. 1520 BCE - 2005  

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...History 3 1930s Second World War 20th century Politics War Europe Poland Wars since 1900 1940 1940 July - Germany takes control of Romania, to secure the country's rich oil fields Ploesti The Oxford Companion to World War II 1 1940s Second World War 20th century Politics War Europe Wars since 1900 1940 1940 October 4 - Mussolini plans a new Roman empire, reaching like the first one round the entire Mediterranean Mussolini, Benito (1883–1945) World Encyclopedia 1 1940s Second World War 20th century Politics War Europe Italy Wars since 1900 1941 1941 May 19 -...

Britain

Britain: c. 800,000 years ago - 2011  

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...The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea 2 Edwardian era 1900s 20th century Travel and transport Technology Engineering War Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Society c. 1908 1908 Robert Baden-Powell publishes Scouting for Boys , the success of which leads to the establishment of the Scouts Scouting for Boys The Oxford Companion to the Book 1 Edwardian era 1900s 20th century Social and domestic War Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Society 1908 1908 Rat, Mole and Toad, in Kenneth...

1900s

1900s: 1900 - 1909  

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...by Saint-Saëns Dying Swan, The The Oxford Dictionary of Dance 2 20th century Performing arts Dance Europe France Russia c. 1908 1908 Robert Baden-Powell publishes Scouting for Boys , the success of which leads to the establishment of the Scouts Scouting for Boys The Oxford Companion to the Book 1 Edwardian era 20th century Social and domestic War Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Society Britain 1908 1908 Jack London's novel Iron Heel foresees a future repressive capitalist regime in the USA Iron Heel, The The Concise...

British Isles

British Isles: c. 800,000 years ago - 2011  

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...The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea 2 Edwardian era 1900s 20th century Travel and transport Technology Engineering War Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 Europe Society Britain c. 1908 1908 Robert Baden-Powell publishes Scouting for Boys , the success of which leads to the establishment of the Scouts Scouting for Boys The Oxford Companion to the Book 1 Edwardian era 1900s 20th century Social and domestic War Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 Europe Society Britain 1908 1908 Rat, Mole and Toad, in Kenneth Grahame's...

Great Britain - from 1707

Great Britain - from 1707: 1707 - 2011  

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...Lusitania The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea 2 Edwardian era 1900s 20th century Travel and transport Technology Engineering War United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Society Britain c. 1908 1908 Robert Baden-Powell publishes Scouting for Boys , the success of which leads to the establishment of the Scouts Scouting for Boys The Oxford Companion to the Book 1 Edwardian era 1900s 20th century Social and domestic War United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Society Britain 1908 1908 Rat, Mole and Toad, in Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the...

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