United States Department of War

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quot scientific

' fascination with them, as were McGee's attempts to present a "serious" scientific exhibit. On a July 28, their performing to the crowd's preconceived notion that they were "savages" resulted in the First Illinois Regiment being called in to control the mob. Benga and the other Africans eventually performed in a military-style fashion, imitating that of the Indians (Native Americans in the United States) at the Exhibition. Bradford and Blume (1992), pp. 118-121 The Indian chief Geronimo (featured as "The Human Tyger" – with special dispensation from the Department of War (United States Department of War)) came to admire Benga, and gave him one of his arrowheads. For his efforts, Verner was awarded the gold medal in anthropology at the Exposition's close. Meanwhile, Trevor's civilian secretary Marcia (Stella Stevens) is a double agent for the Nazis. She seeks to aid top spies in killing Trevor and opposing this new threat, Wonder Woman. Her first attempt is arranging for an accomplice to fire a machine gun at Wonder Woman during her stage act. Later, as spy activities increase, Trevor leaves the hospital but gets in a fight and is captured, prompting his "nurse" Diana to come to his rescue. Wonder Woman defeats Marcia in an extended fight sequence in the War Department (United States Department of War). Having defeated Marcia, Wonder Woman thwarts a Nazi pilot who had plans to bomb the Brooklyn Navy Yard by using her invisible plane, and she rescues Trevor. With Marcia and the spy ring defeated, the film closes as Trevor and General Blakenship talk about Trevor's new secretary: Yeoman Diana Prince, Wonder Woman in disguise. Later that same year, Gardner made the first breakthrough on VENONA by identifying the ciphers used for spelling English words. By May 1947 Gardner had read a decrypt that implied the Soviets ran an agent with access to sensitive information from the War Department (United States Department of War) General Staff, U.S. Army Air Corps Major William Ludwig Ullman (Lud Ullman). It became apparent to Gardner that he was reading KGB messages showing massive Soviet espionage in the United States. Diana Princess Diana Trevor of Paradise Island (Themyscira), the Wonder Woman of Earth-Two was formally introduced in ''Flash'' (Vol 1) #137 (1963) as an Earth-Two person and is attributed to the historical Wonder Woman stories starting with ''All Star Comics'' #8 in December 1941. She served as a member of the All-Star Squadron and soon after became secretary (later full-fledged member) of the Justice Society of America. As Diana Prince, she worked in the U.S. War Department (United States Department of War) as an assistant to intelligence officer Steve Trevor. Decades later, she and Trevor were married and had a daughter named Lyta (also known as Fury (Fury (DC Comics))). Although Diana was retconned out of existence by the events of ''Crisis on Infinite Earths'' and ''All-Star Squadron'' #60, she was briefly restored to continuity in ''Infinite Crisis'' #5. - Fleetwood never returned to active duty with any military organization. However, many residents of the District of Columbia recommended that he be appointed as the Commander of the 50th U.S. Colored Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish-American War. This request was not seriously considered by the War Department (United States Department of War), and the participation of colored soldiers from the District of Columbia was similarly disregarded. It is not known whether Fleetwood's short stature and physical ailments reduced his chances for consideration. His army records state that he was five feet, four and one half inches tall. These records also state that he applied in 1891 for a pension because of "total" deafness in his left ear, the result of "gunshot concussion," and "severe" deafness in his right ear, the result of catarrh contracted while in the army. His application also stated that these ailments prevented him from speaking or singing in public.


innovations including

the development of a number of aircraft innovations, including bombsights, sled-runner landing gear for winter operations, engine superchargers and aerial torpedoes. He ordered the use of aircraft in fighting forest fires and border patrols, and encouraged the staging of a transcontinental air race, a flight around the perimeter of the United States. He also encouraged Army pilots to challenge speed, endurance and altitude records. In short, he encouraged anything that would


radio+manufacture

government of the United States U.S. Government took charge of the patents owned by the major companies involved in radio manufacture in the United States in order to devote radio technology to the war effort. All production of radio equipment was allocated to the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and the U.S. Coast Guard. The War Department (United States Department of War) and the Navy Department (United States Department of the Navy) sought to maintain a Federal monopoly of all uses of radio technology. However, the wartime takeover of all radio systems ended late in 1918, when the U.S. Congress failed to pass a bill which would have extended this monopoly; the War ended in November of that year. *1717 – An earthquake (1717 Guatemala earthquake) strikes Antigua Guatemala, destroying much of the city's architecture and making authorities consider moving the capital to a different city. *1789 – The United States Department of War first establishes a regular army (United States Army) with a strength of several hundred men. * 1789 – The 1st United States Congress adjourns. In the United States War Department (United States Department of War) in Washington, DC (Washington, D.C.), General George Marshall is informed that three of four brothers in the Ryan family have all died within days of each other and that their mother will receive all three telegrams on the same day. He learns that the fourth son, Private First Class James Francis Ryan of Baker Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (506th Infantry Regiment), 101st Airborne Division is missing in action somewhere in Normandy. After reading to his staff Abraham Lincoln's letter to Mrs. Bixby (Bixby letter), Marshall orders that Ryan be found and sent home immediately because of the Sole Survivor Policy. The statue was administered by the United States Lighthouse Board until 1901 and then by the Department of War (United States Department of War); since 1933 it has been maintained by the National Park Service. The statue was closed for renovation for much of 1938. In the early 1980s, it was found to have deteriorated to such an extent that a major restoration was required. While the statue was closed from 1984 to 1986, the torch and a large part of the internal structure were replaced. After the September 11 attacks in 2001, it was closed for reasons of safety and security; the pedestal reopened in 2004 and the statue in 2009, with limits on the number of visitors allowed to ascend to the crown. The statue, including the pedestal and base, closed beginning on October 29, 2011, for up to a year so that a secondary staircase and other safety features can be installed; Liberty Island remains open. Public access to the balcony surrounding the torch has been barred for safety reasons since 1916. thumb Government poster using the Statue of Liberty to promote the sale of Liberty Bond (File:Statue of Liberty 1917 poster.jpg)s When the torch was illuminated on the evening of the statue's dedication, it produced only a faint gleam, barely visible from Manhattan. The ''World'' characterized it as "more like a glowworm than a beacon."


style fashion

' fascination with them, as were McGee's attempts to present a "serious" scientific exhibit. On a July 28, their performing to the crowd's preconceived notion that they were "savages" resulted in the First Illinois Regiment being called in to control the mob. Benga and the other Africans eventually performed in a military-style fashion, imitating that of the Indians (Native Americans in the United States) at the Exhibition. Bradford and Blume (1992), pp. 118-121 The Indian chief Geronimo (featured as "The Human Tyger" – with special dispensation from the Department of War (United States Department of War)) came to admire Benga, and gave him one of his arrowheads. For his efforts, Verner was awarded the gold medal in anthropology at the Exposition's close. Meanwhile, Trevor's civilian secretary Marcia (Stella Stevens) is a double agent for the Nazis. She seeks to aid top spies in killing Trevor and opposing this new threat, Wonder Woman. Her first attempt is arranging for an accomplice to fire a machine gun at Wonder Woman during her stage act. Later, as spy activities increase, Trevor leaves the hospital but gets in a fight and is captured, prompting his "nurse" Diana to come to his rescue. Wonder Woman defeats Marcia in an extended fight sequence in the War Department (United States Department of War). Having defeated Marcia, Wonder Woman thwarts a Nazi pilot who had plans to bomb the Brooklyn Navy Yard by using her invisible plane, and she rescues Trevor. With Marcia and the spy ring defeated, the film closes as Trevor and General Blakenship talk about Trevor's new secretary: Yeoman Diana Prince, Wonder Woman in disguise. Later that same year, Gardner made the first breakthrough on VENONA by identifying the ciphers used for spelling English words. By May 1947 Gardner had read a decrypt that implied the Soviets ran an agent with access to sensitive information from the War Department (United States Department of War) General Staff, U.S. Army Air Corps Major William Ludwig Ullman (Lud Ullman). It became apparent to Gardner that he was reading KGB messages showing massive Soviet espionage in the United States. Diana Princess Diana Trevor of Paradise Island (Themyscira), the Wonder Woman of Earth-Two was formally introduced in ''Flash'' (Vol 1) #137 (1963) as an Earth-Two person and is attributed to the historical Wonder Woman stories starting with ''All Star Comics'' #8 in December 1941. She served as a member of the All-Star Squadron and soon after became secretary (later full-fledged member) of the Justice Society of America. As Diana Prince, she worked in the U.S. War Department (United States Department of War) as an assistant to intelligence officer Steve Trevor. Decades later, she and Trevor were married and had a daughter named Lyta (also known as Fury (Fury (DC Comics))). Although Diana was retconned out of existence by the events of ''Crisis on Infinite Earths'' and ''All-Star Squadron'' #60, she was briefly restored to continuity in ''Infinite Crisis'' #5. - Fleetwood never returned to active duty with any military organization. However, many residents of the District of Columbia recommended that he be appointed as the Commander of the 50th U.S. Colored Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish-American War. This request was not seriously considered by the War Department (United States Department of War), and the participation of colored soldiers from the District of Columbia was similarly disregarded. It is not known whether Fleetwood's short stature and physical ailments reduced his chances for consideration. His army records state that he was five feet, four and one half inches tall. These records also state that he applied in 1891 for a pension because of "total" deafness in his left ear, the result of "gunshot concussion," and "severe" deafness in his right ear, the result of catarrh contracted while in the army. His application also stated that these ailments prevented him from speaking or singing in public.


intelligence activities


unique quot

; '''USS''' '''''Carondelet''''', an ironclad river gunboat, was built in 1861 by James Eads and Co., St. Louis, Missouri, at the Union Marine Works, in Carondelet, Missouri under contract to the United States Department of War. ''Carondelet'' was commissioned 15 January 1862, at Cairo, Illinois, U.S. Navy Commander Henry A. Walke in command, and reported to Army's Western Gunboat Flotilla, The Western Gunboat Flotilla was a unique "joint service

-- ''Cairo'' was built in 1861 by James Eads and Co., Mound City, Illinois, under contract to the United States Department of War. She was commissioned as part of the Union Army's Western Gunboat Flotilla The Western Gunboat Flotilla was a unique "joint service" organization. The gunboats were built using funds from the War Department (War Department (US)), were manned by Navy personnel, and were under the ultimate command of the U.S. Army


victory+shooting

-7858-0194-4, p. 4. * April 29 – Flying a Nieuport 28 fighter, the top-scoring American ace of World War I, Eddie Rickenbacker, scores his first victory, shooting down a German Pfalz D.III fighter near Baussant, France. * May 24 - In Russia, Order No. 385 of the Bolshevik People


military style

' fascination with them, as were McGee's attempts to present a "serious" scientific exhibit. On a July 28, their performing to the crowd's preconceived notion that they were "savages" resulted in the First Illinois Regiment being called in to control the mob. Benga and the other Africans eventually performed in a military-style fashion, imitating that of the Indians (Native Americans in the United States) at the Exhibition. Bradford


design team


political artistic

revealed. Following the death of Stalin and attendant changes within the Soviet film industry, allowing for production of non-political, artistic films, a wider market for Soviet film product resumed and Artkino found itself in increasing competition with other foreign film distributors in the United States. Nonetheless, the company held its own until Napoli's death, continuing under Madell's guidance until, nearing retirement age, she affiliated Artkino with International Film Exchange and allowed that company to take over Artkino's role in Soviet film importation and distribution by the late 1970s. Early in 1821 John Le Conte approached Secretary of War (United States Secretary of War) John C. Calhoun to propose an exploration expedition to the newly acquired territory of Florida. Later in the year he again contacted Secretary Calhoun, noting that he was assigned to survey the harbor at Savannah that winter, and proposing that he undertake an expedition to Florida while in Georgia for the winter. He requested $970 for the expedition, including the cost of hiring a sloop and crew for one month. The War Department (United States Department of War) provided him with $600. In early 1822 he proceeded to Fernandina (Fernandina Beach, Florida), Florida, carrying an order issued by Major General Winfield Scott that the commanding officer at Amelia Island to provide eight men and a non-commissioned officer to accompany Le Conte on his expedition. A Lieutenant Edwin R. Alberti also joined Le Conte's expedition. The site was selected in 1941 by the War Department (United States Department of War) as the best site to serve the New York Port Of Embarkation. Construction began in early 1942. Located in Piscataway Township, New Jersey and Edison Township, New Jersey at

United States Department of War

The '''United States Department of War''', also called the ''War Department'' (and occasionally ''War Office'' in the early years), was the United States Cabinet department originally responsible for the operation and maintenance of the United States Army. The War Department also bore responsibility for naval affairs until the establishment of the Navy Department (United States Department of the Navy) in 1798 and for most land-based air forces until the creation of the Department of the Air Force (United States Department of the Air Force) in 1947. The Secretary of War headed the war department throughout its existence.

The War Department existed from 1789 until September 18, 1947, when it split into Department of the Army (United States Department of the Army) and Department of the Air Force (United States Department of the Air Force) and joined the Department of the Navy (United States Department of the Navy) as part of the new joint ''National Military Establishment'' (NME), renamed the United States Department of Defense in 1949.

The Secretary of War, a civilian with such responsibilities as finance and purchases and a minor role in directing military affairs, headed the War Department.

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