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à BECKETT, Albert (1840 - 1904)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Military Life and Institutions; Maritime History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 68 words.

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A. J. Muste

Overview page. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution — Military History.

(1885–1967), minister, labor organizer, antiwar activist.

Born in the Netherlands, Muste studied at theological seminaries in the United States and became a minister in the Dutch...

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A. P. Hill

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

(1825–65) Confederate army officer, born near Culpeper, Virginia. His success in leading a brigade into battle at Williamsburg (1862) led to his being given command of the largest division...

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A-10A

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

A heavily armored plane designed to destroy tanks and constructed around its powerful 30 mm gun and enormous munitions drum. Its wide combat radius and short takeoff and landing ability ...

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AA

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

Abbr. antiaircraft.

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AAA

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

Abbr. antiaircraft artillery.

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AADC

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

Abbr. area air defense commander.

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AAF

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

Abbr.Army Air Force(s).

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Aardvark

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

F-111 a two-seat twin-engine aircraft used as an attack/strike plane.

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Aaron Burr

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities — Warfare and Defence.

(1756–1836)

US Democratic Republican statesman. After losing the presidential election to Jefferson in 1800, Burr was elected Vice-President. He was defeated in the contest for the...

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