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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 ... ... influence of the Pan-Slavists, and these again were in agreement with the French Nationalists and Boulangists, who made every effort to force on a wa... ..., however, was not produced in Russia, and the tone of the Russian and the French Press gradually became more and more truculent. Then, on the 3rd of ... ... 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... ...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...

Translation of: Kaiserreden; Includes bibliographical references and index

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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 ... ... the course of the war, Gibraltar came under aerial bombardment from Vichy French aircraft and from aircraft of the Italian Royal Air Force (Regia Aer... ... equipment.[4] Operation Torch, the Allied invasion of French North Africa in November 1942, was coordinated from the "Rock".[4] G... ...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... ... 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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Politische Correspondenz Friedrich's des Grossen : Volume 18, Part 1

By: Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786

...POLITISCHE CORRESPONDENZ FRIED- Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org RICH'S DES GROSSEN, ACHTZEHNTER BAND Title: ... ... BAND Author: 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 ... ...mer ally and his present , and the comparison between the behaviour of the French and English ministers. „But amidsl general opplause it would be unju... ...hen it was proposed to address the King not to deliver up Louisburg to the French by any subsequent treaty of peace, the King of Prussia admired the f... ...t den Fran- zosen zu vereinigen. — 4 Vergl. S. 3. I 29 (jue je le connais personnellenient, a merite toute mon approbation par sa conduite, que Votre... ...ince de Liechtenstein, ä qui je veux bien permettre, par une consideration personnelle pour lui, qu'il retourne ä Vienne contre son engagement et paro... ...uccess are partly founded on the idea he has of the incapacity and want of military skill in the [Russian] generals and officiers ..." Mitchell berich...

Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786 ; Prussia (Germany) -- Kings and rulers Correspondence

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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... ...rt because of the memories of the Conscription Crisis of 1917 that divided French and English Canada. Both King and opposition leader Robert James Man... ...hether or not the United States did. By August 1939 his cabinet, including French Canadians, was united for war in a way that it probably would not ha... ...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...

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Politische Correspondenz Friedrich's des Grossen : Volume 13

By: Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786

...POLITISCHE CORRESPONDENZ Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org FRIEDRICH'S DES GROSSEN, DREIZEHNTER BAND Ti... ...R BAND Author: 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 ... ...aissait pas content ; ce qui confirme les avis qu'on a eus de sa Situation personnelle 5 et de la preponderance du parti autrichien et frangais. II [M... ...resent , et d'immoler au repos du Roi et de sa famille les res- sentiments personnels qu'elle pouvait avoir contre le Senat." Potsdam, 3 juillet 1756.... ... march of so many troops into Bohemia and Moravia and by the extraordinary military preparations that were making , and that he would not fail to let ... ... The King of Prussia thinks that Russia is absolutely lost to us, that the French and Austrian interest will certainly prevail at that court , and fro... ...I. IOO Though the King of Prussia does not yet see much appearance of the French attempting anything in Germany this year, x they having upwards of 1...

Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786 ; Prussia (Germany) -- Kings and rulers Correspondence

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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 ... ...nd forces during the Syria–Lebanon Campaign which was fought against Vichy French forces in June and July 1941. RAAF aircraft also joined the RAF in p... ...he operation on 18 June. These changes enabled the Allies to overwhelm the French forces and the 7th Division entered Beirut on 12 July. The loss of B... ...royers escorted shipping in the Atlantic and Caribbean and hundreds of RAN personnel served aboard Royal Navy ships in the Atlantic throughout the war...

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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... ...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... ...Cont'd.) - - 1 46 Introduction of Brigadier General Wilma Vaught, Women in Military Service for American Memorial Foundation 1 55 Remarks by Brigadier... ...of the Algerian revolt shakes his turbaned head sadly as he is led away by French Army officials. He is to be thrown into a concentration camp and tor... ... of D-Day, in 1994. In Normandy, we all heard stories from our veterans of French citizens who came up to them, took their hands and told them that th... ...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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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... ...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... ... Military engagements ... ... French West Africa ... ... French Somaliland ...

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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... ...mistaken in this, since, even at that time, there was the threat of a Russo- French friendship in place of the Russo-Prussian in other words, two hors... ...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 ... ...ign, for which rt wishes revenge. And here we are by the side of that damned French Republic, full of hate for you and of subversive ideas, which, in ... ... 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... ...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 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... ...ert Campaign. On 10 June 1940, as the French government fled to Bordeaux before the German invasion, declaring Pa... ...g the Italian colonies in North Africa by taking land from the British and French colonies. About Mussolini's declaration of war i...

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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... ...mistaken in this, since, even at that time, there was the threat of a Russo- French friendship in place of the Russo-Prussian in other words, two hors... ...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 ... ...ign, for which it wishes revenge. And &ere we are by the side of that damned French Republic, full of hate for you and of subversive ideas, which, in ... ... 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... ...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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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... ...tactics. When his troops were trapped in Dunkirk, he disobeyed orders from French and British command to attack and decided to evacuate, a decision wh... ... French West Africa in World War II ... ... Devised the Kangaroo armoured personnel carrier.[1] Andrew... ... Devised the Kangaroo armoured personnel carrier.[1] Andrew...

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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 ... ...staken in this, since, even at that time, there was the threat of a Russo- French friendship in place of the Russo-Prussian —in other words, two horse... ...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... ...n, for which it wishes revenge. And here we are by the side of that damned French Republic, full of hate for you and of subversive ideas, which, in ca... ...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... ... 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 France during World War II

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... House of Bourbon 158... ... Kingdom of France 1492... ... French Revolution ... ... Kingdom of the French 1791–17... ... 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 ... ...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... ...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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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 ... ... influence of the Pan-Slavists, and these again were in agreement with the French Nationalists and Boulangists, who made every effort to force on a wa... ..., however, was not produced in Eussia, and the tone of the Kussian and the French Press gradually became more and more truculent. Then, on the 3rd of ... ... 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... ...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...

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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... ...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 ... ... History of Greenland during World War II Military operations in Scandinavia and Iceland during World War II ... ... Egypt French West Africa ... ... Africa French Somaliland ... ...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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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... ...R. Plumb, Inc.; Jacob Reed's Sons ; Shoemaker and Busch ; Smith, Kline and French Co. ; Summerill Tubing Co. ; J. S. Thorn Co. ; John Wood Mfg. Co. ; ... ...sulate instructed to inform British ships not to enter German ports. Fifty French reservists leave local consulate forNew York. Aug. 5 — Great Britain... ...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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American Theater (World War II)

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...American Theater Part of World War II ... ...American Theater Part of World War II Ame... ... Allied victory, Axis objectives failed or did not affect the outcome of the conflict. ... ... French Indochina ... ...America French West Africa ... ...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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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... ...ghts before Sebastopol. The Bashi-Bazouk, Russian Officers and Soldiers. The French Officer. The Zouave. Scutari and its Hospitals Miss Nightingale. B... ...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... ... a sullen determination "" to do or die," than by the ecstatic misery of the Frenchman, or the prostrate inanity of the German. Even at night they bri... ...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...

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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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Eastern Front (World War II)

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... The Eastern Front of World War II was a theatre of conflict between the European Axis powers ... ... The Eastern Front of World War II was a theatre of conflict between the European Axis powers and... ... The battles on the Eastern Front constituted the largest military confrontation in history.[4] They were characterized by unpreceden... ...ented ferocity, wholesale destruction, mass deportations, and immense loss of life due to combat, starvation, exposure, disease, and massacres. The Ea... ...of Germany for nearly half a century and the rise of the Soviet Union as a military and industrial superpower. The two principal b... ...Maxim Litvinov.[29][30] This, as well as the reluctance of the British and French governments to sign a full-scale anti-German political and military ... ...d and trained, and would eventually fight alongside the Red Army. The Free French forces also contributed to the Red Army by the formation of the GC3 ... ... Over three million German and axis personnel were awarded the Eastern Front Medal for service during 15 Novemb... ... 14,933,000 Soviet and Soviet-allied personnel were awarded the Medal for Victory over Germany from 9 May 1945 ...

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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... ...e R. Plumb, Inc.; Jatob Reed's Sons; Shoemaker and Busch; Smith, Kline and French Co.; Summerill Tubing Co.; J. S. Thf)rn Co.; John Wood Mfg. Co.; Tac... ...sulate instructed to inform British ships not to enter German ports. Fifty French reservists leave loccd consulate forNew York. Aug. 5 — Great Britain... ...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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Denmark in World War II

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...rg Corps, a Danish SS unit, after 1943. The occupied building is the lodge of the Danish Order of Freemasons located on Blegdamsvej, Copenhagen. ... ... Nordic countries in World War II ... ... German invasion of Denmark (1940) ... ...d a treaty with the U.S., authorising it to defend Greenland and construct military stations there. Kauffmann was supported in this decision by the Da... ...s caches on 10 April 1940.[15] On 23 April 1940,[16] members of the Danish military intelligence established contacts with their British counterparts ... ...000 refugees. Camps were placed behind barbed wire and guarded by military personnel, as to avoid contact with the Danish population. ... ...authorities established a camp-internal medical system with German medical personnel, which took some time to work adequately. In the camps, there was... ... Egypt French West Africa ... ... Africa French Somaliland ...

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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 ... ...ice, liberty and peace; it was the unofficial but popular begin- ning of the Anglo-French entente cordiale. Generous year of 1903 ! My friends and I r... ...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 ... ...prolonged. It has been further asked: What are you going to do in the Balkans, you French, you Americans, you English, you Russians, you Germans? Have... ... 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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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, ... ...allinn, Riga and Helsinki and over 120 kilograms of diplomatic mail by two French embassy couriers. The US Foreign Service employee Henry W. Antheil, ... ...bassy couriers. The US Foreign Service employee Henry W. Antheil, Jr., the French couriers and other passengers were killed in the crash.[29] ... ...1st Estonian) and a battalion of the 44th Infantry Regiment (consisting in personnel from East Prussia) destroyed the landed Soviet troops. The Merekü... ...1st Estonian) and a battalion of the 44th Infantry Regiment (consisting in personnel from East Prussia) destroyed the landed Soviet troops. The Merekü...

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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... ...he oper- ations TEMPO has increased so dramatically. I can appreciate that world events drive military deployments, but we must not forget another cau... ...took a wonderful tour from the Keiver Pass through Turkey to the wonderful French special forces units. It seems to come with the territory with our y... ...e National Guard has served proudly during such wars as the Puget War, the French and Indian War, the Revolutionary War, the Vietnam War, the War of 1...

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Campaigns of World War II

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...The campaigns of World War II were the military operations that were employed during World War II. Campaigns gener... ...gns of World War II were the military operations that were employed during World War II. Campaigns generally refer to broader strategic operations con... ...generally refer to broader strategic operations conducted over a large bit of territory and over a long period of time. Battles generally refer to sho... ...y and over a long period of time. Battles generally refer to short periods of intense combat localized to a specific area and over a specific period o... ...d a campaign, not a mere battle. European Theatre The European Theatre of World War II encompassed a large number of campaigns and many of the war's ... ...on September 1, 1939, and concluding with the surrender of the last Polish military forces on October 6, 1939. Many Polish personnel and forces escape... ...rrender of the last Polish military forces on October 6, 1939. Many Polish personnel and forces escaped capture, but the entirety of Poland was captur... ...A strong British contingent, the British Expeditionary Force, assisted the French and Belgian forces. The Germans were successful in cutting off larg... ...driving rapidly through northern France, precipitating the collapse of the French government. On June 22, the French government signed the armistice ...

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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... ..., 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... ... height, it was officially made known to the War Industries Board that the French and British were in the market for 60,000.000 pounds. The Board deci... ...g to be needed for the war. In addition to the domestic requirements, flie French Government had, during 1918, a standing order with American producer...

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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... ... force manned the Siegfried Line, their fortified defensive line along the French border. At the Maginot Line on the other side of the border, French ... ...ing them, whilst the British Expeditionary Force and other elements of the French Army created a defensive line along the Belgian border. There were o... ...is Commando Order instructing that all captured Commandos or Commando-type personnel were to be executed as a matter of procedure. ... ...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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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... ...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... ...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... ...ts height, it was officially made known to the War Industries Board that the French and British were in the market for 60,000.000 pounds. The Board de... ...ing to be needed for the war. In addition to the domestic requirements, flie French Government had, during 1918, a standing order with American produc...

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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 ... ... French West Africa ... ... French–Thai ... ...e course of the war.[65] About 100,000 Polish military personnel were evacuated to Romania and the Baltic countries; many of these... ...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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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... ..." Mornings," in another little eighteenth-century volume in their original French, and one of them, the highly important " Morning " which deals with ... ...nce is not necessary, for the It Preface manuscript of the Confessions in French has been preserved in Frederick's own handwriting, and if it were ne... ... 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, ...

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List of World War II military operations

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... Limited war Military science Phi... ... science Philosophy of war Strategic stu... ... Mercenary Military campaign Mi... ...research Principles of war Proxy war ... ... World War II Alphabetical in... ... Menace (1940) — seaborne Free French and British attack on Dakar, French West Africa (Senegal) ... ... — German special forces operation in India, including Free India Legion personnel Balsam (1945) — photographic reconnaiss... ... Exporter (1941) — British and Commonwealth invasion of Vichy French-held Syria Foil (1945) — cutting of submar... ... Stella Polaris (1944–) transfer of Finnish SIGINT, equipment, and personnel to Sweden following end of Continuation war in 1944. ...

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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... ...nt Early Wanderjahre A glutton for work The pupil of Bismarck and Moltke A French character-sketch and prophecy . Pages 11-34 CHAPTER II. A TRAGIC TIM... ...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... ...nt caresses" His bellicose speeches " 0, Strassburg! O, Strassburg ! " The French at Kiel Germany and England The Kaiser's relations to his English re... ...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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Japanese prisoners of war in World War II

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...A group of Japanese captured during the Battle of Okinawa. It has been estimated that... ... It has been estimated that between 19,500 and 50,000 Japanese military personnel surrendered to Allied forces prior to the end of the Pac... ... It has been estimated that between 19,500 and 50,000 Japanese military personnel surrendered to Allied forces prior to the end of the Pacific War ... ... Japanese military personnel surrendered to Allied forces prior to the end of the Pacific War in August 1945.[1] The number of Japanese soldiers, sail... ... soldiers, sailors, and airmen who surrendered was limited by the Japanese military indoctrinating its personnel to fight to the death, Allied personn... ...en who surrendered was limited by the Japanese military indoctrinating its personnel to fight to the death, Allied personnel often being unwilling to ... ...aptured by Japanese forces during this and the First Sino-Japanese War and World War I were also treated in accordance with international standards.[7... ...ritish also used armed Japanese Surrendered Personnel to support Dutch and French attempts to reestablish their colonial empires in the Netherlands Ea... ...ritish also used armed Japanese Surrendered Personnel to support Dutch and French attempts to reestablish their colonial empires in the Netherlands Ea...

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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... ...he tragedy. The manuscript of this volume was originally dictated by me in French to Mr. Lawrence Mott, correspondent of the New York Herald in Yokoha... ...dly terms with M. Gustave Flourens—then Minister of Fore gn Affairs in the French Government, who was, on his side, an intimate friend of the American... ...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 ... ...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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Allied war crimes during World War II

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...Allied war crimes include both alleged and legally proven violations of the laws of war by the Allies during World War II against civilian... ...and legally proven violations of the laws of war by the Allies during World War II against civilian populations or military personnel of the Ax... ...war by the Allies during World War II against civilian populations or military personnel of the Axis Powers . At the end of World War II, many ... ...he Allies during World War II against civilian populations or military personnel of the Axis Powers . At the end of World War II, many trials of... ... during World War II against civilian populations or military personnel of the Axis Powers . At the end of World War II, many trials of Axis w... ...opean Axis countries . There were a number of war crimes involving Allied personnel that were investigated by the Allied powers and that led in some ... ...been collaborating with Axis forces to the USSR at the end of the war. The military of the Soviet Union also frequently committed war crimes, which ... ...p."Bradley A. Thayer, Darwin and international relations p.190 Near the French village of Audouville-la-Hubert, 30 German Wehrmacht prisoners (pro... ... in British hands 0.03% German POWs in American hands 0.15% German POWs in French hands 2.58% Japanese POWs held by U.S.: relatively low, mainly suici...

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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

...from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-revi... ...com http://samvak.tripod.com/after.html Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. The Author II. About "After... ...sion. The Pew Research Center published in December 2002 a report titled "What the World Thinks in 2002". "The World", was reduced by the pollsters... ... out of 15 countries regarded the conduct of the USA in Iraq as a greater threat to world peace that Iran's nuclear ambitions. The distinction forme... ...onchalantly flouting them far and wide. Hence the fervid demonstrations against its military presence in places as disparate as South Korea, Japan, ... ... but also its facilities to the inspectors of the Chemical Weapons Convention, its military to the sanctions of the (anti) land mines treaty and th... ... fundamentalists have more in common with Muslim militants than with East Coast or French intellectuals. Muslims have always been the West's most... ... time. Napoleon justified his gory campaigns by claiming that they served to spread French ideals throughout a barbarous world. Kipling bemoaned th... ...astern states ... probably do, possess the necessary technocratic and professional personnel to run state affairs in an efficient and modern manner...

The antecedents and aftermath of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the role of the United States in international affairs.

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Military history of the Philippines during World War II

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...The Commonwealth of the Philippines was invaded by the Empire of Japan in December 1941 shortly after Japan's declaration of war upon the... ...ember 1941 shortly after Japan's declaration of war upon the United States of America, which controlled the Philippines at the time and possessed impo... ...rica, which controlled the Philippines at the time and possessed important military bases there. The combined American-Filipino army was defeated by A... ...signed a neutrality pact in April 1941 and Japan increased pressure on the French and Dutch colonies in Southeast Asia to cooperate in economic matter... ... law promised Philippine independence after 10 years, but reserved several military and naval bases for the United States, as well as imposing tariffs... ... Philippine Commonwealth Army personnel in Davao The date for Philip... ... carrying 100,000 ship-tons of cargo to the Philippines. On board were the personnel and equipment of the 26th Field Artillery Brigade, including the ... ...Manuel L. Quezon Military history of Japan during World War II Military history of the Philippines ... ... Egypt French West Africa ...

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The Russo-Turkish War, 1877 : A Strategical Sketch

By: Maurice, Frederick, Sir 1871-1951

...ON C. PRATT, late r.a. Sketches and Maps. 5s. net. " Thisjis the first issue of a Special Campaign Series planned by the 'pubhshers, which soldiers, e... ...d by the 'pubhshers, which soldiers, especially junior officers, should find of very great value. The idea is to describe, from a purely technical poi... ...lume of a Special Cam- paign Series which promises to be of great value as a military class book, and to the military student. Such a volume makes stu... ...hat Col. Pratt has now turned his attention to the compilation of volumes on Military History. It is hoped that the Series will not only be useful for... ... straits, which lead, through the heart of an empire, into the midst of that world of which men kindle thoughts when they speak of the Aegean, and of ... ...has a free outlet to the wide ocean can call itself powerful and can claim a world-wide importance, or can hope to develop fully its real strength." A... ...Krupp guns. The batteries had each six guns, they were badly horsed, and the personnel had httle or no technical instruction. The junior officers of t... ...d not carry his original plan of campaign beyond the first colHsion with the French. THE PLANS OF CAMPAIGN 33 His strategic deployment was so arrange... ...nd assumed directcommand of the army of the Quadrilateral. Mehmet Ali was of French extraction, but his family had for generations been settled in Ger...

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Military history of the Netherlands during World War II

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...et Garden, which started in 1944, liberated the southern and eastern parts of the country, but full liberation did not come until the surrender of Ger... ... did not come until the surrender of Germany on May 5, 1945. Prelude When World War II erupted in September 1939, most in the Netherlands believed th... ...at the country could remain neutral, as it had in World War I. The months of "Phoney War" following the German invasion of Poland seemed to justify t... ...ceived by the government beginning in the first months of 1940. The Dutch military attaché there, Major Bert Sas, had established good relations with... ...ghting a prolonged war. Reasons cited for the weakness of the Netherlands military include decay during the long lapse of time since its last active ... ... part. However, it took them until 16:00 to capture all outposts. By now, French reinforcements had started to arrive from the south. Because of misc... ...ive from the south. Because of miscommunications between the Dutch and the French, and also because the Moerdijk Bridge, the only link between the eas... ... Battle of Britain. In July 1940, two all-Dutch squadrons were formed with personnel and Fokker seaplanes from the Dutch naval air force: 320 Squadron... ...one and the Dutch East Indies surrendered on March 8, 1942. However, some personnel, especially aviators, managed to reach Australia. Later, three jo...

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