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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

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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

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Abbr. antiaircraft.

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AAA

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Abbr. antiaircraft artillery.

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AADC

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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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Aaron Ogden

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

(1756–1839) army officer, born in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. His career spanned the entire Revolutionary War, from militia service in 1776, to the battle of Brandywine in 1777, through the...

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