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flight sergeant

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

A rank of noncommissioned officer in the RAF, above sergeant and below warrant officer.

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flight sergeant

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

A rank of noncommissioned officer in the RAF, above sergeant and below warrant officer.

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flight sergeant

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

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 16 words.

a rank of noncommissioned officer in the RAF, above sergeant and below warrant officer.

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Flt Sgt

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

Brit. abbr. Flight Sergeant.

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Flt Sgt

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

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 6 words.

Brit. abbr. Flight Sergeant.

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chief technician

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

A rank of noncommissioned officer in the RAF, above sergeant and below flight sergeant.

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chief technician

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

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 16 words.

a rank of noncommissioned officer in the RAF, above sergeant and below flight sergeant.

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chiefy noun

Edited by John Ayto and John Simpson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

January 2008; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 34 words.

services' A person in charge; one's superior; spec. in the R.A.F., a flight sergeant. 1942–. M. K. Joseph

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Gordon

Frank H. Goodyear.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 954 words.

escaped slave and Union soldier, was likely born on the plantation of John Lyon near Washington, Louisiana, an important steamboat port before the Civil War. Lyon was a cotton planter...

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Douglass, Lewis Henry (1840 - 1908), Family Member, Civil Rights Activist, Print Journalist, Soldier

Donald Yacovone.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1799 words.

Civil War soldier, reformer, and businessman, was the second of five children of the abolitionist leader and orator Frederick Douglass (1818–1895) and Anna Murray Douglass (1813–1882)....

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Vietnam

Michael L. Nowak.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 4387 words.

By the height of American involvement in the Vietnam conflict in the late 1960s, gender and racial integration had been the official policy of the United States Armed Forces for some...

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Dryden, Charles Walter (1920 - 2008), Army Air Corps / Army Air Forces Officer

J. Todd Moye.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1455 words.

member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen, was born in the Bronx, New York City, the son of Charles Levy Tucker Dryden, a World War I veteran and teacher, and Violet Adina Buckley, also a...

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Military

Gordon Morris Bakken.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 13453 words.

African Americans soldiers and sailors entered the twentieth century carrying a reputation gained by individual valor and unit bravery. By October 1864 Union forces contained 140 black...

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Savary, Charles Joseph (1755 - 1830), French Army / Navy Officer, Revolutionary, Army Officer (17841860), Privateer

Caryn Cossé Bell.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1729 words.

military officer, was born into an influential family of free persons of African descent in the city of Saint-Marc in the French colony of Saint-Domingue (later Haiti). He married the...

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Davis, Benjamin Oliver (1880 - 1970), Army Officer (1866-1995)

Lisa E. Rivo.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1641 words.

U.S. Army officer, was born Benjamin Oliver Davis in Washington, D.C., the youngest of three children of Louis Patrick Henry Davis, a messenger for the U.S. Department of the Interior,...

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Military

Gordon Morris Bakken.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 9281 words.

The African American contribution to victories in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 was substantial. African American ground forces in the Revolutionary War numbered about five...

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Can Rwandan President Kagame be held Responsible at the ICTR for the Killing of President Habyarimana?

Peter Robinson and Golriz Ghahraman.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

November 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 5888 words.

In 2006, a French investigating judge suggested that Rwandan President Paul Kagame be prosecuted at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) for the 1994 shooting down of the...

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Decolonization: Belgian Territories

Freya Baetens.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 4467 words.

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