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date: 26 October 2020

U.S. Military Academy 

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military
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also known as West Point an undergraduate army service school at West Point, New York. Founded in 1802, it is one of the oldest service academies in the world. Candidates are appointed by political nomination. It began admitting black cadets in the 1870s, and female cadets were first admitted in ... ...

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