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actual

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

In legal usage in many contexts, the actual (what occurs in fact, and may be proved as a fact) is contrasted with what is deemed or implied by operation of ...

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actual ground zero

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 24 words.

the point on the surface of the earth at, or vertically below or above, the center of an actual nuclear

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actual range

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 22 words.

the horizontal distance an aerial bomb travels from the moment it is released until the moment it strikes the target.

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international actual strength

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 15 words.

the total number of military and civilian personnel currently filling international posts.

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Sovereignty at Sea

Rodney Carlisle.

May 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Military History. 254 pages.

This book demonstrates that, although President Woodrow Wilson worked to maintain United States neutrality during World War I, his administration's policies resulted in a decision by...

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Sabers through the Reich

William Stuart Nance.

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Military History. 346 pages.

This work provides a complete battle history of American corps cavalry in World War II. It asserts that these cavalry formations made an outsized contribution to the Allied victory in the...

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offset bombing

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 17 words.

any bombing procedure that employs a reference or aiming point other than the actual target.

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battle station

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 18 words.

the place of duty of a member of a ship's crew during actual or simulated combat.

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Evolution of Weaponry

Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

Weapons are instruments designed to harm, kill, or otherwise disable other human beings, to destroy other military resources, or to deter an enemy's ability to make war through the actual...

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Latin America at war

Overview page. Subjects: Second World War.

Apart from the battle of the River Plate and the Caribbean, where 1,200,000 tons of shipping were lost to U-boats in 1942, the actual fighting took place elsewhere, and Japan's ...

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<span class="smallCaps">Neutrality Acts</span>

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 729 words.

Neutrality acts have been considered by Congress at various times to keep the United States aloof from actual or imminent

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