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Gilpin, William

Thomas L. Karnes.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Political Theory; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1259 words.

Gilpin, William (04 October 1815–19 January 1894), geopolitician, soldier, and land speculator, was born in New Castle County, Delaware, the son of Joshua Gilpin, a manufacturer of fine...

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White, James Robert [Jack]

Arthur Mitchell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1527 words.

White, James Robert [Jack] (1879–1946), army officer and revolutionary socialist, was born at Cleveland, Montague Place, Richmond, Surrey, on 22 May 1879, the only son of Field Marshal Sir...

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Willich, August

Loyd D. Easton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1407 words.

Willich, August (19 November 1810–22 January 1878), military leader and socialist writer, was born Johann August Ernst von Willich in Braunsberg, East Prussia, the son of Johann G. N. W....

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Wintringham, Thomas Henry [Tom]

Adrian Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Defence Strategy, Planning, and Research; Political Theory; Politics. 1835 words.

Wintringham, Thomas Henry [Tom] (1898–1949), socialist activist and military theorist, was born on 15 May 1898 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, the third child of John Fildes Wintringham...

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