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  • 1 Fedor von Bock — Infobox Military Person name=Fedor von Bock lived=birth date|1880|12|03 death date and age|1945|05|04|1880|12|03 placeofbirth=Küstrin, Germany placeofdeath=Oldenburg, Germany caption=Generalfeldmarschall Fedor von Bock nickname=“Holy Fire of… …

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  • 2 Polish–Soviet War — Bohdan Urbankowski, Józef Piłsudski: marzyciel i strateg , (Józef Piłsudski: Dreamer and Strategist), Tom drugi (second tome), Wydawnictwo ALFA, Warsaw, 1997, ISBN 8370019145, p. 83] while the Bolsheviks did proclaim the partitions null and… …

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  • 3 Polish–Soviet War in 1920 — oviet Forces in early 1920Soviet forces had recently been very successful against the White Russians, defeating Denikin, and had signed peace treaties with Latvia and Estonia. The Polish front became the most important war theater and majority of …

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  • 4 Aleksandr Vasilevsky — Infobox Military Person name=Aleksandr Mikhaylovich Vasilevsky born= birth date|mf=yes|1895|9|30 died= death date and age|mf=yes|1977|12|5|1895|9|30 placeofbirth=Novaya Golchikha, Russian Empire placeofdeath=Moscow, Soviet Union… …

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  • 5 VI Corps (United States) — Infobox Military Unit unit name=VI Corps caption=VI Corps shoulder sleeve insignia dates=1 Aug 1940 30 Apr 1946 country=United States allegiance= branch=Regular Army type=Army Corps role= size= command structure= current commander= garrison=… …

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  • 6 Arizona Territory — For the Confederate territory, see Arizona Territory (Confederate States of America). Territory of Arizona Organized incorporated territory of the United States …

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  • 7 Operation Flax — Part of the Tu …

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  • 8 1948 Palestinian exodus — Palestinian refugees in 1948 The 1948 Palestinian exodus (Arabic: الهجرة الفلسطينية‎, al Hijra al Filasṭīnīya), also known as the Nakba (Arabic: النكبة‎, an Nakbah, lit. disaster , catastrophe , or cataclysm ),[1] …

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  • 9 John J. McCloy — John Jay McCloy (March 31, 1895, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ndash; March 11, 1989, Stamford, Connecticut) was a lawyer and banker who later became a prominent United States presidential advisor. He was known for his opposition to the World War II …

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  • 10 Blaming the Victims — Blaming the Victims: Spurious Scholarship and the Palestinian Question , is a collection of essays, co edited by Edward Said and Christopher Hitchens, and first published by Verso Books in 1988 (ISBN 0 86091 887 4).The Peters AffairConspiracy of… …

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  • 11 direct — I. a. 1. Straight, in a right line, not crooked. 2. From father to son. 3. Plain, express, categorical, unambiguous, not equivocal. 4. Open, sincere, ingenuous, frank, out spoken. 5. (A stron.) In the order of the signs, advancing eastward. II …

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  • 12 World War II — the war between the Axis and the Allies, beginning on September 1, 1939, with the German invasion of Poland and ending with the surrender of Germany on May 8, 1945, and of Japan on August 14, 1945. Abbr.: WWII * * * or Second World War (1939–45)… …

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  • 13 World War I — the war fought mainly in Europe and the Middle East, between the Central Powers and the Allies, beginning on July 28, 1914, and ending on November 11, 1918, with the collapse of the Central Powers. Abbr.: WWI Also called Great War, War of the… …

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  • 14 Finnish conquest of East Karelia (1941) — The Finnish conquest of East Karelia (1941) refers to a military campaign carried out by Finland in 1941. It was part of what is commonly referred to as the Continuation War. Finnish troops occupied Soviet East Karelia and held it until their… …

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  • 15 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 16 climate — /kluy mit/, n. 1. the composite or generally prevailing weather conditions of a region, as temperature, air pressure, humidity, precipitation, sunshine, cloudiness, and winds, throughout the year, averaged over a series of years. 2. a region or… …

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  • 17 North America — North American. the northern continent of the Western Hemisphere, extending from Central America to the Arctic Ocean. Highest point, Mt. McKinley, 20,300 ft. (6187 m); lowest, Death Valley, 276 ft. (84 m) below sea level. 400,000,000 including… …

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  • 18 Russia — /rush euh/, n. 1. Also called Russian Empire. Russian, Rossiya. a former empire in E Europe and N and W Asia: overthrown by the Russian Revolution 1917. Cap.: St. Petersburg (1703 1917). 2. See Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. 3. See Russian… …

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  • 19 Allied advance from Paris to the Rhine — Siegfried Line Campaign Part of World War II American soldiers cross the Siegfried Line …

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  • 20 Finnish reconquest of Ladoga Karelia (1941) — The Finnish reconquest of Ladoga Karelia (1941) refers to a military campaign carried out by Finland in 1941. It was part of what is commonly referred to as the Continuation War. Initial layout of forcesInitially the Finnish army was deployed in… …

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