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The German Emperor's Speeches : Being a Selection from the Speeches, Edicts, Letters, And Telegrams of the Emperor William Ii

By: William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941

... by LOUIS ELKIND Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org SPEECHES Title: THE GERMAN EMPEROR'S SPEECHE... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ... was thought to be not only an enthusiastic soldier, but also ambitious of military distinction, and a hot-head who in his youthful rashness was suppo... ...ty. "The principal duties of the German Emperor consist in up- holding, by military and political measures, the interests of the Empire in relation to... ...English public, the most newspaper-reading public in the world, except the American, form their ideas of one of the most prominent figures of the day ... ...u have entirely realised the high expectations which I had formed from the personnel of my opera and my theatre. It is the duty of a monarch to intere... ...issued in quick succession. The two new Emperors made great changes in the personnel of the officers. No fewer than sixty-five generals and one hundre... ...the passing of the Navy Bill was to the Board of Directors of the Hamburg- American Line. " I thank you for your telegram," he said. " I have spared n...

Translation of: Kaiserreden; Includes bibliographical references and index

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Military personnel

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...Notable individuals who were part of a current or historical military; it should contain only general article... ...Notable individuals who were part of a current or historical military; it should contain only general articles and sub-categories. Pleas... ... Subcategories This category has the following 42 subcategories, out of 42 total. A ... ... Arab nationalist military personnel ... ... Arab nationalist military personnel ... ... Deaf military personnel ... ...ry System T Tangipahoa African American Heritage Museum U Unit... ... Veteran W World War II combatives Y Yadol... ...ry System T Tangipahoa African American Heritage Museum U Unit...

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Proceedings of the Annual Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (Summary of Minutes) : Year 1998

By: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. Convention

...THE 99TH Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org NATIONAL CONVENTION, 1998 Title: PROCEEDINGS... ...orld Public Library.org NATIONAL CONVENTION, 1998 Title: PROCEEDINGS OF THE 99TH NATIONAL CONVENTION, 1998 Author: Language: English Subject: ... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...anish War Veterans, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, the American Legion, the Military Order of the Purple Heart, the Veterans of Wo... ...he Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, the American Legion, the Military Order of the Purple Heart, the Veterans of World War I of the Unit... ...e Veterans of World War I of the United States, Incorporated, the Disabled American Veterans, and the AMVETS (American Veterans of World War II), resp... ...Putnam Blackwell 40 Introduction of Lawrence Alexander, Supreme Commander, Military Order of the Cootie 40 Remarks by MOC Supreme Commander Lawrence A... ...ee, Senator Hutchinson was an effective advocate not only for our military personnel and their families but for increased readiness and support for ou... ... San Antonio include more than 178,000 active-duty, reserve, civil service personnel and military retirees. Together, they contribute approximately $3...

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States ; Veterans

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American Theater (World War II)

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...American Theater Part of World War II ... ...American Theater Part of World War II Ame... ...of World War II American servicemen inspecting a shell crater after the Japanese attack on ... ... Allied victory, Axis objectives failed or did not affect the outcome of the conflict. ... ... American Theater ... ...ences History of North America Military history of Japan during World War II America... ...ualties Military engagements ... ...artillery stations all manned by RCN and Canadian Army regular and reserve personnel. Military intelligence agents enforced strict blackouts throughou... ...ermany to provide air support. Despite the fact that no landings of German personnel took place near these ports, there were frequent attacks by U-boa...

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Proceedings of the Annual Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (Summary of Minutes) : Year 1999

By: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. Convention

... by JOHN J. SENK Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org 100TH ANNUAL CONVENTION Title: PROCEEDINGS O... ... World Public Library.org 100TH ANNUAL CONVENTION Title: PROCEEDINGS OF THE 100TH ANNUAL CONVENTION Author: JOHN J. SENK Language: English Subj... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...anish War Veterans, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, the American Legion, the Military Order of the Purple Heart, the Veterans of Wo... ...he Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, the American Legion, the Military Order of the Purple Heart, the Veterans of World War I of the Unit... ...e Veterans of World War I of the United States, Incorporated, the Disabled American Veterans, and the AMVETS (American Veterans of World War II), resp... ...Cont'd.) - - 1 46 Introduction of Brigadier General Wilma Vaught, Women in Military Service for American Memorial Foundation 1 55 Remarks by Brigadier... ...d by a third in real dollars over the last ten years. Active duty military personnel have been cut by 25 percent and the procurement budgets, which bu... ...join the Veterans of Foreign Wars. During this period of time, our service personnel that served in Alaska, Ghandi, Newfoundland, Canada, Puerto Rico,...

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States ; Veterans

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World War II reenactment

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...World War II Reenactment is the historical reenactment of the various combatants involved in World War II . Additionally, it has ... ...nt is the historical reenactment of the various combatants involved in World War II . Additionally, it has grown to involve the portrayal of civil... ...ved in World War II . Additionally, it has grown to involve the portrayal of civilians on the various Home Fronts, as well as services involved in h... ..., was filmed on location in Arnhem using veterans of the battle) and for military purposes (the last days in Adolf Hitler 's bunker were recreated ... ...ticipants at the insistence of their Soviet captors), the reenactment of World War II as a hobby traces its roots to the Historical Reenactment Soci... ...(HRS). Not long after the first LHRA event in 1975 — an offshoot of American Civil War reenactment  — World War II reenactors began to for... ...gan to form permanent groups, each adopting the designation of a specific military unit that had served during the war. Some of the earliest organi... ... in Canada around the same time, though evolving independently of their American counterparts. In the UK, one of the longest running groups is th... ...es. However, a large number now only allow the portrayal of Allied service personnel or only lower ranks of Axis forces.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-e...

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The Kaiser's Memoirs, 1888-1918. English Translation by Thomas R. Ybarra

By: William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941

... by THOMAS R. YBARRA Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE KAISER'S MEMOIRS Author: THOMAS... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...PROPHECY OF RUSSIAN DOWNFALL At Brest-Litovsk, in the course of the constant military preparations of all kinds, I could easily see that the conduct o... ...father and the Chancellor. The Congress of Berlin had, especially in Russian military circles, done away with the remnants of the brotherhood in arms ... ... all I was confronted with the necessity of making changes in the government personnel in various quarters. The military entourage of the two em- pero... ..."Ex-Diplomat from the Far East," an excerpt was published from a work of the American, Professor Usher of Wash- ington University at St. Louis. Usher,... ...te Department at Washington, since he had a knowledge possessed by few other Americans on international questions affecting the United States. Profess... ...by other matters and lacking detailed knowledge regarding the Foreign Office personnel,particularly ashe still believed that he needed the advice of t...

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Military history of Gibraltar during World War II

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... Bay of Biscay ... ... Military actions of Vichy France during World War II ... ... Military actions of Vichy France during World War II ... ... Military actions of Vichy France during World War II ... ... Military history of Gibraltar during World War II ... ...in order to increase the strength of the Rock with more military and naval personnel meant that most Gibraltarians (some for up to ten years) had nowh... ...eft the cargo ship Olterra to attack Gibraltar in bad weather and sank the American Liberty ship Pat Harrison and the British freighters Mahsud and Ca... ...Gibraltar, and again sank three merchantmen: the Norwegian Thorshøvdi, the American Liberty Harrison Grey Otis and the British Stanridge. ... ... them from entering Gibraltar. This forced the Abwehr to ask Calvo for new personnel. A Spaniard working on the Rock, José Martín Muñoz, was responsib...

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The Kaiser's Memoirs

By: Wilhelm Ii

... by THOMAS R. YBARRA Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE KAISER'S MEMOIRS Author: THOMAS... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...PROPHECY OP RUSSIAN DOWNFALL At Brest-Litovsk, in the course of the constant military preparations of all kinds, I could easily see that the conduct o... ...father and the Chancellor. The Congress of Berlin had, especially in Russian military circles, done away with the remnants of the brotherhood in arms ... ... all I was confronted with the necessity of making changes in the government personnel in various quarters. The military entourage of the two em peror... ... "Ex-Diplomat from the Far East," an excerpt was published from awork of the American, ProfessorUsher ofWash ington University at St. Louis. Usher, li... ...te Department at Washington, since he had a knowledge possessed by few other Americans on international questions affecting the United States. Profess... ...ce a fleet soon sprang into being. In order to maneuver, lead, and train its personnel a new book of regulations and signal code were needed at the be...

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Military history of Canada during World War II

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...Military history of Canada during World War II ... ...orld War[1] officially began on 1 September 1939, with the German invasion of Poland. Britain and France declared war on the Third Reich, two days lat... ...ewise declared war on Germany, the country's first independent declaration of war[2] and the beginning of Canada's participation in the largest combin... ... in its history. By the war's end, over 16 million citizens would serve in military uniform (out of a prewar population of 11 million) and Canada woul... ...r Lentini, Sicily, July 1943 Canada's military was active in every theatre of war, though most battles occurred i... ...-Day, 6 June 1944, the landings at Normandy created two beachheads; one by American forces at Omaha Beach, and another by U.S. forces at Utah, adjacen... ...ar, the army enlisted 730,000; the air force 260,000; and the navy 115,000 personnel. In addition, thousands of Canadians served in the Royal Air Forc... ...e. Approximately half of Canada's army and three-quarters of its air-force personnel never left the country, compared to the overseas deployment of ap... ...bile manufacturers in the 1920s, owing to the presence of branch-plants of American automakers in Ontario. In 1938, Canada's automotive industry ranke...

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The Kaiser's Memoirs, Wilhelm Ii, Emperor of Germany, 1888-1918; English Translation by Thomas R. Ybarra

By: William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941; Yabarra, Thomas Russell, 1880 Tr

... by THOMAS R. YBARRA Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org WILHELM II Title: THE KAISER'S MEMOIRS, WILH... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...OPHECY OF RUSSIAN DOWNFALL At Brest-Litovsk, in the course of the constant military preparations of all kinds, I could easily see that the conduct of ... ...ther and the Chancellor. The Congress of Berlin had, especially in Russian military circles, done away with the remnants of the brotherhood in arms st... ...ll I was confronted with the necessity of making changes in the government personnel in various quarters. The military entourage of the two em- perors... ...Ex-Diplomat from the Far East," an excerpt was published from awork of the American, Professor Usher ofWash- ington University at St. Louis. Usher, li... ... Department at Washington, since he had a knowledge possessed by few other Americans on international questions afifecting the United States. Professo... ... a fleet soon sprang into being. In order to maneuver, lead, and train its personnel a new book of regulations and signal code were needed—at the begi...

...Digitized from the holdings of New York Public Library. The singers of songs.--The task of the colleges.--The function of trade publications.--On the evening of registration day.--The college graduate in the New world.--The independence of 1776 and the ...

World War, 1914-1918 ; World War, 1914-1918

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Military history of Australia during World War II

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... Australia entered World War II shortly after the invasion of Poland, declaring war on Ge... ... Australia entered World War II shortly after the invasion of Poland, declaring war on Germany on 3 September 1939. By the end of the ... ...he war, almost a million Australians had served in the armed forces, whose military units fought primarily in the European theatre, North African camp... ...wars between 1939 and 1945[2] – one against Germany and Italy as part of the British Commonwealth's war effort and the other against Japan in all... ...ed strength throughout much of the fighting in the South West Pacific. The military was largely relegated to subsidiary fronts from mid-1944, but cont... ...ilots; the other RAAF units had ground crews made up of mostly British RAF personnel.[29] Greece, Crete and Lebanon ... ...royers escorted shipping in the Atlantic and Caribbean and hundreds of RAN personnel served aboard Royal Navy ships in the Atlantic throughout the war... ...e Japanese invaded the island in March 1942. Perth formed part of the main American-British-Dutch-Australian Command (ABDACOM) naval force which was d... ...in the Pacific until the end of the war. Relations between Australians and Americans were generally good, though there was some conflict between US an...

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The German Emperor's Speeches : Being a Selection from the Speeches, Edicts, Letters, And Telegrams of the Emperor William Ii

By: William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941; Elkind, Louis

... by LOUIS ELKIND Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org SPEECHES Title: THE GERMAN EMPEROR'S SPEECHE... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ... was thought to be not only an enthusiastic soldier, but also ambitious of military distinction, and a hot-head who in his youthful rashness was suppo... ...ty. "The principal duties of the German Emperor consist in up- holding, by military and political measures, the interests of the Empire in relation to... ...English public, the most newspaper-reading public in the world, except the American, form their ideas of one of the most prominent figures of the day ... ...u have entirely realised the high expectations which I had formed from the personnel of my opera and my theatre. It is the duty of a monarch to intere... ...issued in quick succession. The two new Emperors made great changes in the personnel of the officers. No fewer than sixty-five generals and one hundre... ... the passing of the Navy Bill was to the Board of Directors of the Hamburg-American Line. " I thank you for your telegram," he said. " I have spared n...

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Military history of Greece during World War II

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...WII monument in Crete. Greece entered World War II on 28 October 1940, when the Italian army invaded from Albania... ...n both countries within a month, despite British aid to Greece in the form of an expeditionary corps. The conquest of Greece was completed in May with... ...ionary corps. The conquest of Greece was completed in May with the capture of Crete from the air, although the Fallschirmjäger suffered such extensive... ...ust. By 1946, however, a vicious civil war erupted between the British and American-sponsored conservative government and leftist guerrillas, which wo... ...il 1944. Subsequently, both units were disbanded by the British, and their personnel interned in camps or used in non-combat duties. 3,500 politically... ...eila, Egypt (1942). The few Air Force personnel that managed to escape eventually constituted the 13th Light Bomb... ...ts contemporains 34 (136): 49–73.  Center of Military History (1953 – Reissue edition 1984-1986). German Antiguerrilla O... ... World War II ... ... Military engagements ...

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Philadelphia in the World War, 1914-1919

By: Philadelphia. War History Committee

... by J. HAMPTON MOORE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org WORLD WAR, 1914-1919 Title: PHILADELPHIA IN ... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...at all information concerning the activities of Philadelphians, whether in military, naval, civil, industrial or financial circles during the war, sha... ...a School Mobilization Committee 60 Joint Councilmanic Committee 65 Student Military Training Camps . 78 Philadelphia Military Training Corps 81 Milita... ...6 History of the 79th Division 134 History of Other Philadelphia Units 154 American Field Service; 414th Telegraph Battalion; 19th Engineers; Airmen o... ...ervice; 414th Telegraph Battalion; 19th Engineers; Airmen of Philadelphia; American Foreign Legion; 16th Infantry; Women in the Service; Tank Corps; 4... ...sive against Austria-Hungary ends after remarkable success. National Guard personnel sent to border shows First Infantry, 53 officers and 876 men; Sec... ...ia Home Defense Committee. While their duties were widely diver- gent, the personnel in each instance was somewhat similar, and the Mayor was Chairman...

World War, 1914-1918 -- Pennsylvania Philadelphia

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Military history of Italy during World War II

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... Part of a series on the ... ... Byzantine reconquest of Italy (6th–8th c.) ... ...1861–1945) Italy in World War I (1914–1918) ... ... Genetic Military Music... ...d by a complex framework of ideology, politics and diplomacy, in which its military history took place often heavily influenced by external factors. T... ...1] Irrespective of the attempts to modernize, the majority of Italian army personnel were lightly armed infantry lacking sufficient motor transport.[n... ...nsufficient budget to train the men in the services, such that the bulk of personnel received much of their training at the front, when it was too lat... ...ni and Armistice American soldiers landing on Sicily. O... ... On 10 July 1943, a combined force of American and British Commonwealth troops invaded Sicily. German generals ag...

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Philadelphia in the World War, 1914-1919

By: Philadelphia. War History Committee

... by J. HAMPTON MOORE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org WORLD WAR, 1914-1919 Title: PHILADELPHIA IN ... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...at all information concerning the activities of Philadelphians, whether in military, naval, civil, industrial or linancial circles during the war, sha... ...a School Mobilization Committee 60 Joint Councilmanic Committee 65 Student Military Training Camps 78 Philadelphia Military Training Corps 81 Military... ... History of the T'Hli Division 134 History of Other Philadelphia Lnils 154 American Field Service; 414th Telegraph Battalion; 19th Engineers; Airmen o... ...ervice; 414th Telegraph Battalion; 19th Engineers; Airmen of Philadelphia; American Foreign Legion; 16th Infantry; Women in the Service; Tank Corps; 4... ...sive against Austria-Hungary ends after remarkable success. National Guard personnel sent to border shows First Infantry, 53 officers and 876 men; Sec... ...a Hf>me Defense Committee. While their duties were widely diver- gent, the personnel in each instance was somewhat similar, and the Mayor was Chairman...

World War, 1914-1918 -- Pennsylvania Philadelphia

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Commanders of World War II

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... Timelines of World War II Chronologica... ... Timelines of World War II Chronological ... ... Battle of Europe air operations E... ...n), Benito Mussolini (Italy) and Chiang Kai-shek (China), acted as supreme military commanders as well as civil commanders of their respective countri... ... Contents 1 Military commanders 1.1 Allied Fo... ...the chief military adviser to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Many of the American generals that were given top commands during the war were either p... ...er-attack at Kursk, advanced into Poland and eventually linked up with the Americans at Wismar.[1] Bori... ... Devised the Kangaroo armoured personnel carrier.[1] Andrew... ... Devised the Kangaroo armoured personnel carrier.[1] Andrew...

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The War : Volume 1

By: Russell, William Howard, Sir 1820-1907

... ^ LIBRARY ^ i>^i^ UNIVE.HWTY OF CA "A — 6^ ^m tBnrte aiiii Jltm ^Mtinnn ^'^ ^/:r PUBLISHED BY GEORGE R... ...ow Storm. A Camp Dinner. With Illustrations, from Sketches made on the Spot, of THE ZOUAVE. THE CAMP DINNER. BASHI-BAZOUK. A STKEET IN CONSTANTINOPLE.... ...s eventful moment, when everything relating to the Crimea is invested with a world-wide interest, when, perhaps, our gallant soldiers are fighting in ... ...r country than the brigade of Guards which has just arrived. It is not ofthe personnel ofthe men—great British Anakim as they are—that this is said, b... ...nce ofLondon taps, the unrestrained ease ofWin- chester bars, and the social military elegancies of Windsor, vying •with the police itself in the inte... ...l3^ lux- urious ; they consisted of the hammock canvas, one blanket, and the military overcoat if they hked to use it. Knapsack stowing was wondrous w... ...ees of the horizon, and shone through the deep blue above. Here \Aas the old world-known omen ofwarand troubles. Many as they gazed on it felt the inf... ...me ofthem aremoimted on a curious kind of swivel — the i)latforms are on the American prmciple. One brass piece, which is lying near the guai-d-house,... ...AND AND ISA- BELLA ; reprinted with all the Notes from the Au- thor's latest American 8vo edition. Including a copious Index. In Two Vols, price 4s. b...

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v. 1. Landing at Gallipoli to the death of Lord Raglan.--v. 2. From the death of Lord Raglan to the evacuation of the Crimea ;

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Iceland in World War II

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... Eruption of Laki 1783–1785 ... ... Act of Union 1918 ... ... World War II 1939–1944 ... ...enmark and Iceland declared neutrality and limited visits to the island by military vessels and aircraft of the belligerents.[1] N... ...ific. Iceland cooperated with the British and then the Americans, but officially remained neutral throughout World War II. ... ...s the Allied forces. The first Icelandic Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) personnel were trained in 1942 by the British Royal Navy to help deal with ... ... Aftermath and legacy The presence of British and American troops in Iceland had a lasting impact on the country. Engineering... ... History of Greenland during World War II Military operations in Scandinavia and Iceland during World War II ... ...s the Allied forces. The first Icelandic Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) personnel were trained in 1942 by the British Royal Navy to help deal with ...

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American Industry in the War. A Report of the War Industries Board

By: United States. War Industries Board

...\^!^ AMERICAN INDUSTRY IN THE WAR A REPORT OF THE " WAR INDUSTRIES BOARD By BERNARD M. BARUCH CnAUJMA.N WASHINGTON GOV... ...ARD M. BARUCH CnAUJMA.N WASHINGTON GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1921 LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL. March 3, 1921. The President, Washington^ D. C. Sir : I hav... ...ere the civilian forces stand. "It is not enough to mobilize tlie Nation's military strength. There must be a mobilization of her full economic resour... ... directed with the same strategy that governs the operations of the purely military arms of service. " The prodigious strain upon the world's producti... ...s of the purely military arms of service. " The prodigious strain upon the world's productive capacity must be met and balanced to provide the means o... ...of control devised by the President to equalize the strain placed upon the American industrial structure by the war. •• It stimulates and expands the ... ...ard provides. Its strength lies in the full and patriotic cooperation that American business, including both the employers and the eniployees, gives i... ..., jigs, fixtures, etc., needed or the manufacture of munitions. The expert personnel of the War and savy Departments in addition to keeping abreast of... ...ration for the inevitable day was devoted to plans for producing a trained personnel. And that early work was of an importance which is easily underes...

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World War, 1914-1918 ; Constitutional law

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Military history of France during World War II

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... House of Bourbon 158... ... Kingdom of France 1492... ... Free French military campaigns of World War II ... ... Free French military campaigns of World War II ... ... The military history of France during World War II covers the period from 1939 ... ...nd Giraud forces merged in a single chain of command subordinated to Anglo-American leadership, meanwhile opposing French forces on the Eastern Front ... ...s de Gaulle as leader of the Free French government-in-exile, the interned personnel were set free and organized with new ships by the British. Americ... ...erned personnel were set free and organized with new ships by the British. American aid supplied under Lend-Lease allowed expansion and reconstitution... ...44. There were 209- 177 commandos and 32 airborne troopers.[35] Additional personnel include a hundred French air force fighter and bomber pilots and ...

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American Industry in the War. A Report of the War Industries Board

By: United States. War Industries Board

... by BERNARD M. BAURCH Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org IN THE WAR Title: AMERICAN INDUSTRY IN TH... ...ic Literature Collection World Public Library.org IN THE WAR Title: AMERICAN INDUSTRY IN THE WAR Author: BERNARD M. BAURCH Language: English ... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...ll Rights Reserved Worldwide by World Public Library, www.WorldLibrary.net AMERICAN INDUSTRY IN THE WAR A REPORT OF THE " WAR INDUSTRIES BOARD By BE... ...where the civilian forces stand. "It is not enough to mobilize tlie Nation's military strength. There must be a mobilization of her full economic reso... ...nd directed with the same strategy that governs the operations of the purely military arms of service. " The prodigious strain upon the world's produc... ...es, jigs, fixtures, etc., needed or the manufacture of munitions. The expert personnel of the War and savy Departments in addition to keeping abreast ... ...paration for the inevitable day was devoted to plans for producing a trained personnel. And that early work was of an importance which is easily under...

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List of World War II military personnel educated at the United States Military Academy

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...ates and commissions officers for the United States Army. This list is drawn from alumni of the Military Academy who are veterans of World War I. This... ...d commissions officers for the United States Army. This list is drawn from alumni of the Military Academy who are veterans of World War I. This includ... ... States Army. This list is drawn from alumni of the Military Academy who are veterans of World War I. This includes ... .a[›] ... ...he alumni's class year, which usually is the same year they graduated. However, in times of war, classes often graduate early. ... ... 1898 Major General; Spanish-American War, Philippine-American War, World War I; commander... ... 1899 Lieutenant General; Spanish-American War, World War I; recipient of two Army Distinguishe... ...orld War I; commander of the 42nd Infantry Division; Superintendent of the United States Military Academy (1919-1922); brigade commander in the Philip... ... World War I military personnel ... ... World War II military personnel ...

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Report of the International Commission to Inquire into the Causes and Conduct of the Balkan Wars

By: Interational Commission to Inquire into the Causes and Conduct of the Balkan Wars

... Carnegie Endowment for International Peace DIVISION OF INTERCOURSE AND EDUCATION Publication No. 4 ^REPORT OF THE INTER... ...4 ^REPORT OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION * To Inquire into the Causes and Conduct OF THE BALKAN WARS PUBLISHED BY THE ENDOWMENT WASHINGTON, D. C. 191... ...and 1913 were of such character as to fix upon them the attention of the civilized world. The conflicting reports as to what actually occurred before ... ...PORT OF THE BALKAN COMMISSION accomplished, our caution had no further excuse. Our American friends under- stood this when they asked us to act, and w... ...hey asked us to act, and we have not hesitated to respond to their insistence. The Americans, unlike Europe, do not approve of resignation, silence, w... ...he finest character who have impressed themselves upon the esteem of the political personnel (staff) of all Europe. In Montenegro, where my duty as a ... ... of the index and the typographical correction of the proofs were entrusted to the personnel of our Paris office. The main divisions of the report for... ...e Commander-in-Chief of the Bulgar army, General Savov, who became the leader of a military party, and his monstrous outrage which calls everything in... ...improvement which her statesmen are unquestionably able to undertake, but also the military expenditure corresponding to her new ambitions? Here is Gr...

Subject: Balkan Peninsula -- History War of 1912-1913

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Fallschirmjäger (World War II)

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... Infantry Part of Luftwaffe ... ... Engagements World War II The Fallschirmjäger were ... ... The Fallschirmjäger were the paratrooper (German: Fallschirmjäger) branch of the German Luftwaffe before and during World War II. They were the first... ...ment of aircraft and aviation technology drew the attention of imaginative military planners. The idea of inserting a large body of troops inside enem... ...utes.[3] The Soviets were the first to demonstrate the military possibilities of airborne infantry in the 1930s with a series of m... ...e established in January 1936 and was open to active and reserve Luftwaffe personnel. NCOs, officers and other ranks of the Luftwaffe were required to... ...nd managed series of light infantry divisions raised from excess Luftwaffe personnel early in the war.) Over 54,449 paratroops wer... ...ttle of Normandy in 1944. The Battle of Carentan saw Fallschirmjäger fight American paratroopers in a short but intense engagement. The defense of For... ...allschirmjäger including the commander Generalleutnant Ramcke, delayed the American advance through 99 days of combat. The Battle ...

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Hearings on National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996--(H. R. 1530) and Oversight of Previously Authorized Programs before the Committee on National Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session : Military Personnel Subcommittee Hearings O0 Title Iv--Personnel Authorizations, Title V--Military Personnel Policy, Title Vi--Compensation and Other Personnel Benefits, Title Vii--Health Care Provisions : Hearings Held March 7, 14, 16, 23, 28, 30, April 4, And May 18, 1995

By: United States. Congress. House. Committee on National Security. Military Personnel Subcommittee

...L DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 1996—(H.R. 1530) AND OVERSIGHT OF PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED PROGRAMS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL SECURITY... ...IOUSLY AUTHORIZED PROGRAMS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL SECURITY HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ONE HUNDRED FOURTH CONGRESS FIRST SESSION MIUTARY PERSON... ...HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ONE HUNDRED FOURTH CONGRESS FIRST SESSION MIUTARY PERSONNEL SUBCOMMITTEE HEARINGS ON TITLE IV—PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATIONS TITLE ... ...RSONNEL SUBCOMMITTEE HEARINGS ON TITLE IV—PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATIONS TITLE V—MILITARY PERSONNEL POLICY TITLE VI-€OMPENSATION AND OTHER PERSONNEL BENEFIT... ...UBCOMMITTEE HEARINGS ON TITLE IV—PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATIONS TITLE V—MILITARY PERSONNEL POLICY TITLE VI-€OMPENSATION AND OTHER PERSONNEL BENEFITS TITLE V... ...ECURITY HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ONE HUNDRED FOURTH CONGRESS FIRST SESSION MILITARY PERSONNEL SUBCOMMITTEE HEARINGS ON TITLE IV—PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATIO... ...gsworth, Kimo S., Assistant Director, National Legislative Commission, The American Legion Prepared statement 1014 Joseph, Hon. Stephen, M.D., M.P.H.,... ...he oper- ations TEMPO has increased so dramatically. I can appreciate that world events drive military deployments, but we must not forget another cau... ...de- ployed over 71 countries on a variety of missions. These quality young American men and women are both Active and Reserve com- ponent soldiers. Wo...

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Estonia in World War II

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...ckwise from top left: Tallinn after the great Soviet bombing raid; Platoon of Estonian Forest Brothers; Estonian commanders Rebane, Nugiseks and Riipa... ...stonian armoured regiment on march in 1940; Estonian MG team in the Battle of Tannenberg Line; conscripts of the Estonian Legion ... ... The ground for the fate of Estonia in World War II was laid by the German-Soviet Nonaggression Pact, particularly... ...ocaust 6 Estonian military units in 1941–1943 6.1 E... ...s invasion, as a result, in part, of the unforeseen rapidity of the Polish military collapse.[13] On September 1, 1939, ... ...1st Estonian) and a battalion of the 44th Infantry Regiment (consisting in personnel from East Prussia) destroyed the landed Soviet troops. The Merekü... ... 164 ^ The Last Flight from Tallinn at American Foreign Service Association ^ a b F... ...1st Estonian) and a battalion of the 44th Infantry Regiment (consisting in personnel from East Prussia) destroyed the landed Soviet troops. The Merekü... ... 164 ^ The Last Flight from Tallinn at American Foreign Service Association ^ a b F...

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Hearings on National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997--(H. R. 3230) and Oversight of Previously Authorized Programs before the Committee on National Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, Second Session : Military Personnel Subcommittee Hearings on Title Iv--Personnel Authorizations, Title V--Military Personnel Policy, Title Vi--Compensation and Other Personnel Benefits, Title Vii--Health Care Provisions : Hearings Held March 7, 12, 15, 21 and September 11 and 24, 1996

By: United States. Congress. House. Committee on National Security. Military Personnel Subcommittee

...IONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 1997—(H.R. 3230) OVERSIGHT OF PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED PROGRAMS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL SECURITY... ...IOUSLY AUTHORIZED PROGRAMS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL SECURITY HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ONE HUNDRED FOURTH CONGRESS SECOND SESSION MILITARY PERS... ...CURITY HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ONE HUNDRED FOURTH CONGRESS SECOND SESSION MILITARY PERSONNEL SUBCOMMITTEE HEARINGS ON TITLE IV—PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATIO... ...USE OF REPRESENTATIVES ONE HUNDRED FOURTH CONGRESS SECOND SESSION MILITARY PERSONNEL SUBCOMMITTEE HEARINGS ON TITLE IV—PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATIONS TITLE ... ...RSONNEL SUBCOMMITTEE HEARINGS ON TITLE IV—PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATIONS TITLE V—MILITARY PERSONNEL POLICY TITLE VI—COMPENSATION AND OTHER PERSONNEL BENEFIT... ...UBCOMMITTEE HEARINGS ON TITLE IV—PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATIONS TITLE V—MILITARY PERSONNEL POLICY TITLE VI—COMPENSATION AND OTHER PERSONNEL BENEFITS TITLE V... ...ies. We look forward to continued participation, continued improvement and worldng with the Department to provide the best possible services to this p... ...in the 1980's as the health commissioner for the largest city in the North American part of this hemisphere. Dr. Jo- seph, welcome again. It seems lik... ... to restore the health care benefit to what is at least equal to what most Americans of large corporations have and what all retired Federal civilians...

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Western Front (World War II)

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...The Western Front of the European theatre of World War II encompassed Denmark, Norway, Luxembourg, Belgium, the Nethe... ...The Western Front of the European theatre of World War II encompassed Denmark, Norway, Luxembourg, Belgium, the Netherla... ...s, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, and Western Germany.[1] World War II military engagements in Southern Europe and elsewhere are generally conside... ...idered under separate headings. The Western Front was marked by two phases of large-scale combat operations. The first phase saw the capitulation of t... ...f Germany in May 1945. Although the majority of German military deaths occurred on the Eastern Front, German losses on the Western... ...ost of the troops were Canadian, with some British contingents and a small American and Free French presence along with British and Polish naval suppo... ...is Commando Order instructing that all captured Commandos or Commando-type personnel were to be executed as a matter of procedure. ... ... months of slow fighting in hedgerow country, Operation Cobra' allowed the Americans to break out at the western end of the lodgement. Soon after, the... ...sions had to be disbanded, while the Americans were forced to shake excess personnel out of their logistical and Army Air Force units in order to brin...

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The Confessions of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia. And the Life of Frederick the Great

By: Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786; Treitschke, Heinrich Von, 1834-1896; Sladen, Douglas Brooke Wheelton, 1856-1947

... by HEINRICH VON TREITSCHKE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF FREDERICK THE GREAT Title: THE CONFESSION... ...TREITSCHKE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF FREDERICK THE GREAT Title: THE CONFESSIONS OF FREDERICK THE GREAT A... ...VON TREITSCHKE Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyright © 20, All Rights Reserved Wor... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ... The Great Frederick was born with humanistic ideas uppermost ; he took up military studies to escape some of the awful bullying inflicted on him by h... ...is father that everyone thought that his interest and apparent progress in military studies were only clever pieces of acting. " I have just drilled, ... ...d his war- 17 Introduction horses — sixty thousand of them — and even the personnel of his army in restoring agriculture and re-starting industries, ... ...d-damn Government," nor the boundless popularity which saluted him in the (American) colonies, ever moved him to go one step beyond 158 Frederick the... ...ism disappeared ; the old bad practice of selling soldiers now, during the American war, reached the summit of its infamy, and showed what the German ...

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World War II

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... Clockwise from top left: Chinese forces in the Battle of Wanjialing, Australian 25-pounder guns during the First Battle of El Ala... ...l force in the Lingayen Gulf, Wilhelm Keitel signing the German Instrument of Surrender, Soviet troops in the Battle of Stalingrad ... ... Military dead: Over 16,000,000 Civilian d... ... ...further details Military dead: Over 8,000,000 Civilian de... ... Campaigns of World War II ... ...e course of the war.[65] About 100,000 Polish military personnel were evacuated to Romania and the Baltic countries; many of these... ...ook measures to assist China and the Western Allies. In November 1939, the American Neutrality Act was amended to allow "cash and carry" purchases by ... ...ly increased. In September, the United States further agreed to a trade of American destroyers for British bases.[101] Still, a large majority of the ... ...significant gains into Soviet territory, inflicting immense losses in both personnel and materiel. By the middle of August, however, the German Army H...

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Charting New Seas Navy-Coast Guard Cooperation

By: Charles S. Hamilton, Ii

...50 JFQ / issue thirty-five T he Navy and Coast Guard have a tradi- tion of collaboration that goes back more than two centuries to their ori- gins ... ...nship was forged in the National Fleet Policy Statement in 1998. The Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Vernon Clark, and the Commandant of the Coast ... ...d this policy to syn- chronize multimission platforms, infrastructure, and personnel to gain the highest level of naval and maritime capability. The ... ...is critical to realizing a totally interoperable fleet. The New Way of War Military transformation is proceeding apace. The Navy and Coast Guard—indee... ... the battlespace. The Chairman maintains that this trend is redefining the American way of war—a shift from the strategy of annihilation that guided o... ...e strategy of annihilation that guided operations during the Civil War and World War II to a new model described as “wag- ing precise and focused war.... ..., eight patrol boats, a buoy tender, four port-security units, strike-team personnel, and two mainte- nance support units to the Arabian Gulf and Medi... ...k praised the Coast Guard for its role in global port security since 9/11. Military contingencies over the past decade have demonstrated that the litt... ...aqi Freedom was demonstrating combat advantages of the Armed Forces to the world, the Secretary of Defense issued Transformational Plan- ning Guidance...

...Excerpt: The Navy and Coast Guard have a tradition of collaboration that goes back more than two centuries to their origins as sea services. Faced with an unprecedented threat after 9/11, they have made major strides in force recapitalization and transformation. This relation...

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American propaganda during World War II

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...ter intended for navigation students combines instruction with caricatures of enemy leaders. During active ... ...of enemy leaders. During active American involvement in World War II (1941–45), propaganda was used to incr... ... During active American involvement in World War II (1941–45), propaganda was used to increase support for the war... ...upport for the war and commitment to an Allied victory. Using a vast array of media, propagandists fomented hatred for the enemy and support for Ameri... ...n civilian morale. The war consolidated the advertising industry's role in American society, deflecting earlier criticism.[1] However, some argue tha... ...orted by the War Department due to Mauldin's grimmer depiction of everyday military life in his cartoons.[31] Mauldin's cartoons not only publicized t... ...[37] These pamphlets declared they had no wish to harm civilians, only the military installations, and that the bombings could be stopped by demanding... ...ember 1941, the U.S. Army immediately began working with Walt Disney. Army personnel were stationed at his studio and lived there for the duration of ... ...ember 1941, the U.S. Army immediately began working with Walt Disney. Army personnel were stationed at his studio and lived there for the duration of ...

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The German Emperor, William Ii

By: Lowe, Charles, 1848-1931

... by CHARLES LOWE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org WILLIAM II Title: THE GERMAN EMPEROR WILLIAM... ...: CHARLES LOWE Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyright © 20, All Rights Reserved Wor... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...jewel that sparkles at my side" Setting up house A dashing hussar Martinet Military student Early Wanderjahre A glutton for work The pupil of Bismarck... ...s of a nobility H Ex me mea nata corona" Ancient manners in modem moulds A military Monarch "Look here upon this picture and on that" A modern Proteus... ...tly at work in other parts of his education" to quote the testimony of his American playmate, Mr. Poultney Bigelow. "After an experience of teaching m... ... guest of the Pope's enemy, the King. Besides, the Emperor had a more than American passion for sight-seeing, and can anyone be said to have seen all ... ...ETY. 189 stern, and, as Saint Simon would have said, ' Ne bron- chant pour personnel " I should have liked to obtain from the Emperor some words about...

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American women in World War II

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...7, "Pistol Packin' Mama", at Lockbourne AFB, Ohio. More than 60,000 Army nurses (all military nurses were women a... ... More than 60,000 Army nurses (all military nurses were women at the time) served stateside and overseas during World War II. They were kept... ...liary Corps (WAAC) in 1942. WAACs served overseas in North Africa in 1942. The WAAC, however, never accomplished its goal of making available to "the ... ...ever, never accomplished its goal of making available to "the national defense the knowledge, skill, and special training of the women of the nation."... ...w Guinea, and the Philippines in the Pacific. In 1945 the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion (the only all African-American, all-female battali... ...nlisted women.[6][7] WWII black recruitment was limited to 10 percent for the WAAC/WAC—matching the percentage of African-Americans in the US populati... ... of 6,520 African-American women served during the war.[7] Asian-Pacific-American women first entered military service during Worl... ...s clerks, cooks, mechanics, drivers, and in a variety of other positions. By the end of World War II, 85% of the enlisted personnel assigned to Headqu... ... Crossed Currents: Navy Women in a Century of Change (1999) ^ "History & Firsts". Navy Personnel Command. Retrieved...

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The Game of Diplomacy

By: Shelking, Eugenii Nikolaevich, 1858; William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941

... by E. DE SCHELKING Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org DIPLOMACY Title: THE GAME OF DIPLOMACY Autho... ...ture Collection World Public Library.org DIPLOMACY Title: THE GAME OF DIPLOMACY Author: E. DE SCHELKING Language: English Subject: Fiction, L... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ... in the French Government, who was, on his side, an intimate friend of the American Ambassador in Paris, Baron de Mohrenheim, ex-Minister to Copen- ha... ...ant and overjoyed with the success of his hopes and plans, met the British Military Attach^ at Darmstadt and said to him : " You may congratulate me !... ...late Emperor Francis Joseph. Since his youth he has been devoted to things military and to a military career. Having obtained the highest rank he beca... ... his travels by land and sea, he always delivered sermons in person to the personnel of his entourage. Witnesses have told me that the Emperor seemed ... ...es. All his favours and all his per- sonal attentions were showered on the Americans who came in their yachts to Kiel in the racing season. He gave th... ...days he was due at Breslau, and, knowing but very little of his diplomatic personnel, he did not know what to do, or whom to appoint as Lobanoff's suc...

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World War II U.S. Military Sex Education

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...he sex education by the Public and the government. During this time period military maneuvers and activities, sexual hygiene and conduct had proven to... ...ities, sexual hygiene and conduct had proven to be a major problem for the Worlds’ Armies, and WW2 proved to be no different. Soldiers and Sailors on ... ... the Great War, Venereal diseases had caused the Army to lose the services of 18,000 servicemen per day. Although by 1944 this number had been reduced... ...n incapacitated by V.D. every day. This drop in numbers was partly because of the Army’s effort to raise awareness about the dangers faced by servicem... ...r only once or twice in several months. Many medical officers taught their military personal that a wet dream is a normal thing for every man and for ... ...Government Printing Office) The first American Forces stationed in Northern Ireland (USANIF) and in the British I... ...ylactic Stations and trace the contacts of servicemen who became infected. American units were warned to keep everything as tactful as possible, and t... ... for screening out lesbians[8] (p. 28). The pressure to meet unfilled personnel quotas was also a significant force in keeping recruiting officer... ... for screening out lesbians[8] (p. 28). The pressure to meet unfilled personnel quotas was also a significant force in keeping recruiting officer...

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Air Force Civil Engineer : 2000: Volume 8, Issue 3

By: Earnest O. Robbins Ii

... Force Civil Engineer FROM THE TOP We’re All On the Same Team This edition of The CE magazine includes four interviews with my counterparts in the U.S... ... you’ll notice is that the other services’ civil engineers are facing many of the same challenges we are — housing, utilities privatization, force pro... ...avy Seabees, who were there to drill water wells. On the other side of the world, Air National Guard civil engineers worked with Marine Reserve combat... ...rve combat engineers, active duty and Reserve Navy Seabees, and Macedonian military engineers to build two medical clinics, two schools and a communit... ...izons and Cornerstone are excellent examples of the positive role the U.S. military can play in other countries while achieving comprehensive training... ...E ✦ Fall 2000 The CE: A critical component of attracting and retaining personnel is quality of life, especially the houses and barracks we provide... ...is nation building — when our engineers, along with our medical and dental personnel, deploy independently and not as part of a MAGTF. They work with ... ...itory available for defense purposes to both governments. Both British and American flags fly over the island. In 1977, the Navy Support Facility beca... ...mbrella. To date, most of the command’s IRT programs have benefited Native American communities. “But when we heard Coastal America was wanting to dem...

...Description: The Air Force Journal of Logistics is the professional logistics publication of the Air Force. We provide an open forum for presenting research, innovative thinking, and ideas and issues of concern to the Air Force and civilian logistics communiti...

...Table of Contents: Working Solutions in a Joint Environment -- Part of the Team -- Sustaining Installations -- Changing the Focus of Civil Engineering -- 'One Island, One team, One Mission' -- Planning for Installation of Defense -...

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First American engagement in World War II

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...Determining when the first engagement of the United States in World War II occurred depends on the scholar and if... ...Determining when the first engagement of the United States in World War II occurred depends on the scholar and if such actions led to for... ...II occurred depends on the scholar and if such actions led to formal entry of the United States into the conflict. Attacks on American armed forces ... ...ns led to formal entry of the United States into the conflict. Attacks on American armed forces The attack on the United States gunboat on 12 Decem... ...eferred to as the Panay incident) could be considered as the first hostile American action during World War II. Although the war was not officially de... ... incident) could be considered as the first hostile American action during World War II. Although the war was not officially declared in Europe until... ...til Germany invaded Poland on 1 September 1939, Japan had been involved in military actions against China since 1931. The first American military dea... ...orway.J. Michael Cleverley, Foreign Service Journal, December 2003 at 66. Military attaché Captain Robert M. Losey was killed during a German bombard... ... bombardment of Dombås while assisting with the evacuation of U.S. embassy personnel and others to Sweden. Either the casualties inflicted on by Ger...

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