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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

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1 a covering over the hatchway leading below decks.

2 a raised frame with windows on the quarterdeck of a ship to allow light into the decks...

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Comitatus

Stephen S. Evans.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pre-20th Century Warfare. 361 words.

Taken from Tacitus’s Germania (Ch. 13–14), comitatus traditionally refers to a lord and his immediate military followers or companions

Charles Cornwallis

Stanley Carpenter.

in Military History

P ublished online February 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 13614 words.

Charles Cornwallis, second earl and first marquess Cornwallis, was born on 31 December 1738 and died on 5 October 1805. He was from a prominent Suffolk family and was educated at Eton and...

Bernard Law Montgomery

Colin F. Baxter.

in Military History

P ublished online February 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 12762 words.

One of the most controversial commanders of World War II, British Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, commanded British and Allied forces in some of the most decisive battles of World War...