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Bardufoss concentration camp

The Bardufoss concentration camp was in Northern Norway in the municipality of Målselv. During the occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany, the Nazi authorities made a "concentration camp in the town of Bardufoss," as an annex to the Grini concentra ...

                                               

Battle of Cambrai

The Battle of Cambrai was an important battle in the First World War. It took place near Cambrai, and lasted from 20th November to 7th December 1917. This battle was the first in the war, where tanks were used on a large scale. Cambrai was import ...

                                               

Bay of Pigs Invasion

The Bay of Pigs Invasion was an attempt in 1961 to remove Fidel Castro from power in Cuba. The CIA trained Cuban exiles and these exiles launched an attack in a bay called the Bay of Pigs. The invasion was a failure and most of the attackers were ...

                                               

Boeing T-43

The Boeing T-43 is a military variant of the twin-turbojet airliner Boeing 737-200. It was used between 1973 and 2010 as a training aircraft by the US Air Force. It was the biggest training aircraft in the United States. It was used by Air Educat ...

                                               

Boulton Paul Defiant

The Boulton Paul Defiant was a British fighter aircraft. This single-engine, aircraft first in August 1937 and was used by the British Royal Air Force in World War II. Defiants were different to other fighter planes because their guns four Machin ...

                                               

Bren light machine gun

The Bren is a light machine gun that was used by the British military during World War II. The gun was based on a Czechoslovak gun, the ZB z/26. The name is a shortening of "Brno-Enfield". Brno was the city where the earlier z/26 was made, and En ...

                                               

Camp Caves, Queensland

Camp Caves was a US Army training camp north of the city of Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia. It was built during World War Two. The army used the camp from September 1943 until early in 1944. It was one of several US training camps in the area ...

                                               

Cessna T-37 Tweet

The Cessna T-37 Tweet is a military aircraft. Its used exclusively by military. Its a twin-turbojet aircraft. Its used by many countries. A-37 Dragonfly is an attack aircraft variant.

                                               

Chemical Weapons Convention

The Chemical Weapons Convention is an arms control agreement which prohibits chemical weapons and chemical warfare. It is forbidden to make, store or use the weapons. Every country can become a part of it and most countries are. The full name is ...

                                               

Citadel

A citadel is a large fortress or castle that is usually built to protect cities or towns from attacks or disaster, though citadels have been built for other reasons as well. Citadels are often built to be the final protection for a city or town, ...

                                               

Coast guard

A Coast Guard is an organization that protects people at sea. The role of a coastguard varies greatly by country. The coast guard is sometimes part of a military, or a semi-military organization, or else is a law enforcement agency. However, the ...

                                               

Combat medic

A combat medic is someone in the military who has medical training. Their job is to heal sick or injured soldiers on the battlefield. Medics are protected by the Geneva Conventions. This means that anyone who purposefully attacks or kills an medi ...

                                               

Corps of Guides

The Corps of Guides was a regiment of the British Indian Army which was formed and served mostly in the North-West Frontier Province of British India. It had a unique composition of being part infantry and part cavalry. The idea for raising such ...

                                               

Dassault Mirage IV

The Dassault Mirage IV was a twin-engine French supersonic bomber. It first flew in June 1959. It could carry a nuclear bomb AN-22 or a nuclear missile ASMP. It was in active service from 1964 to 2009. From 1990, it was used like a reconnaissance ...

                                               

Defensive wall

A defensive wall is a fortification used to defend a city from potential aggressors. In ancient to modern times, they were used to enclose settlements. Generally, these are referred to as city walls or town walls, although there were also walls, ...

                                               

Depleted uranium

Depleted uranium is what is left over after uranium is enriched. Enriched uranium can be used in nuclear reactors or nuclear weapons. Depleted uranium is made up mostly of the isotope uranium-238. Uranium-238 is mildly radioactive. Uranium is ver ...

                                               

Douglas A-26 Invader

The Douglas A-26 Invader is a twin-engined attack aircraft. It was used by the United States Army Air Force. It was also used in France and UK. The Invader was used in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War by the United States. The Fr ...

                                               

English Electric Canberra

The English Electric Canberra is a famous twin-turbojet British-Australian military aircraft. Originally designed and built as a bomber, it was later modified for reconnaissance and electronic warfare. It was used in the United Kingdom by the Roy ...

                                               

FN 5.7x28mm

The FN 5.7x28mm is a pistol-sized, armor-piercing bullet made by the Belgian gun company FN Herstal. FN Herstal made the bullet because NATO wanted a pistol-sized round that could replace the 9x19mm Parabellum bullet, since the 9mm cannot shoot t ...

                                               

Fortress

A fortress is a building designed to be defended, which means it was very hard for enemies to get inside. Fortification kept the people inside safe. There is little difference between a fortress and a castle. Fortresses normally have thick stone ...

                                               

Fouga CM-170 Magister

The Fouga CM-170 Magister is a French military aircraft. Designed and built as a training aircraft, it was also a light atack aircraft. It was built under licence in Belgium, Finland and Germany. The Fouga CM-170 Magister was used by many air for ...

                                               

Gannett Government Media

Gannett Government Media was formerly the Army Times Publishing Company. It is a United States company which publishes newspapers, magazines, Web sites, and other publications about the U.S. and other militaries. It was Founded in 1940 and was pu ...

                                               

Grumman A-6 Intruder

The Grumman A-6 Intruder is an attack aircraft built in the USA. Its a twin-turbojet aircraft, built in all-metal. It was used for the Vietnam War and the Gulf War by US Navy. Before September 1962, it was called Grumman A2F Intruder. Grumman EA- ...

                                               

Grumman C-2 Greyhound

The Grumman C-2 Greyhound is an American military aircraft used for transport duties. It serve only with the United States Navy on aircraft carrier. This kind of aircraft is known as COD for Carrier Onboard Delivery. In 2020 it will be replaced b ...

                                               

Grumman EA-6B Prowler

The Grumman EA-6B Prowler is a military aircraft. It is a version of the A-6 Intruder. It is used as electronic warfare aircraft for radar jamming. It was never exported. It is used only by the US Navy and the US Marines Corps. After 2021, it wil ...

                                               

Grumman F6F Hellcat

The F6F Hellcat was a United States Navy fighter aircraft made by Grumman during World War II. I t first flew in 1942 and was introduced in 1943. It was supposed to be a little bit better than the F4F Wildcat, but became a big improvement. It was ...

                                               

Heavy machine gun

Heavy machine gun is a term used to describe automatic firearms which are too heavy for one soldier to carry. In the early 20th century most were 7.62mm or.30 caliber. Nowadays the rounds fired by a heavy machine gun are.50 cal, which is 12.7mm x ...

                                               

Heckler & Koch PSG-1

The Heckler & Koch PSG-1 is a semi-automatic sniper rifle. It is made by the German gun company Heckler & Koch. PSG-1 is a shortening of the German word Prazisionsschutzengewehr-1, or literally the "precision-shooting rifle". It fires the 7.62x51 ...

                                               

Howitzer

A howitzer is a special type of big gun used by an army. It has a short barrel, and is used fire a shell over a short distance. The barrel length of a howitzer is 15 to 25 times of the caliber. Howitzers are special because theyre made to fire hi ...

                                               

I Marine Expeditionary Force

The I Marine Expeditionary Force is a Marine Air Ground Task Force of the United States Marine Corps. Three units made up most of the Force. They are the 1st Marine Division, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, and 1st Marine Logistics Group. It is based a ...

                                               

Indian Armed Forces

The Indian Armed Forces are the military of India. It is made up of an Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard. There are other parts like Paramilitary and Strategic Nuclear Command. The President of India is its Commander-in-Chief. However, it is ...

                                               

Indian Navy

The Indian Navy is the naval part of the Indian Armed Forces. In 2010, the Indian Navy had 58.350 personnel, around 170 ships and 180 aircraft. It is the worlds fourth largest navy in terms of personnel.

                                               

Infantry

Infantry is the branch of a countrys army that fights on foot. A member of the infantry is called an infantryman. Infantrymen are also called foot soldiers or footmen. Infantry is different than cavalry because infantry members fight on their own ...

                                               

Israel Defense Forces

The Israel Defense Forces Tzva HaHagana LeYisrael, "Army for the Defense of Israel", known in Israel by the Hebrew acronym צה"ל, is the name of Israels military forces. It includes the Israel Army, Israel Air Force and Israel Navy.

                                               

Jerusalem British War Cemetery

The Jerusalem British War Cemetery is a British military cemetery in Mount Scopus in Jerusalem. It honours the British soldiers who fought for the Commonwealth in Palestine during World War I.

                                               

Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk

The Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk is a US military jet aircraft. It was the first stealth aircraft to be declared operational. It was only used by US Air Force until 2003. It was used in the Gulf War. It was also used by NATO air attacks in Kosovo in ...

                                               

Lockheed-Martin X-35

The Lockheed-Martin X-35 is a prototype aircraft designed and built in the United States. It was selected against the Boeing X-32 for the Joint Strike Fighter program. Three variants of X-35 were built. Series aircrafts are known like F-35 Lightn ...

                                               

Louise Michel Battalions

Two battalions of French-speaking people in the International Brigades of the Spanish Civil War against fascism, were named after Louise Michel, a heroine of the 1871 Paris Commune. The second was a group of Albacete from French-speaking voluntee ...

                                               

M1 Garand

The M1 Garand is a semi-automatic rifle that was mostly used by the US Army during World War II and the Korean War. It has an internal eight-bullet box magazine, which is loaded with clips of 8 bullets. When the last round is shot, the empty clip ...

                                               

M1917 Browning machine gun

The M1917 Browning machine gun is a.30-06 Springfield machine gun created by John Browning. It was used in World War I and in World War II. It is a heavy machine gun that weighed around 100 pounds with the tripod and 42 pounds without it. It is a ...

                                               

M249 light machine gun

The M249 light machine gun is a machine gun which is the U.S. vesion of the Belgian FN Minimi light machine gun, used by the United States and Lebanon. The main use of this weapon is to provide cover fire for other people in the group The gun use ...

                                               

McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle

The F-15 Eagle is a fighter jet that originally made by McDonnell-Douglas. It is known around the world for its toughness and undefeated record, meaning that it has never been shot down by an enemy plane. It is used primarily by the United States ...

                                               

Messerschmitt Bf 110

The Messerschmitt Bf 110 is a twin-engine fighter aircraft. It used two Daimler-Benz DB 600 engines. It was designed as a long-range 3-seat escort fighter in 1935. The first prototype flew on May 12, 1936. The plane was used by the German Luftwaf ...

                                               

Military Occupational Specialty

Military Occupational Specialty refers to the position earned/assigned to someone in the U.S. Armed Forces. These MOSs consist of letters and numbers, each of which signifies your position, duties, and job within the armed services. For example, ...

                                               

Military of the United States

The military of the United States, officially known as the United States Armed Forces, is made of: United States Space Force United States Navy United States Coast Guard United States Air Force United States Army United States Marine Corps The Pr ...

                                               

Ministry of Defence

The Ministry of Defence or Defense, may also be known as a Department of Defence or Defense. This is the name for the part of government responsible for matters of defence. These departments are found in states where the government is divided int ...

                                               

MP-40

The MP-40, is a type of sub-machine gun. It is also known as the Schmeisser for Hugo Schmeisser, who designed other weapons but not this one. It was developed in the late 1930s and was first used in the early 1940s. It was used by the German Mili ...

                                               

Naval warfare

Naval warfare is combat in and on the seas, oceans, or any other major bodies of water. It is usually a part of a nations overall war effort. Men have fought battles on the sea for over 3.000 years. Traditionally naval warfare has been fleet agai ...

                                               

Navy

The navian is the part of a countrys military that fights on water using boats. People in the navy are called navians. The navy is mostly made up of warships. It may also have its own air force and soldiers. It may have special boats that can go ...

                                               

New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force is the armed forces of New Zealand. It is divided into three parts: the New Zealand Army, the Royal New Zealand Navy, and the Royal New Zealand Air Force. The NZDF is headed by the Chief of Defence Force or CDF. The ...