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Was the M3 carbine used on Okinawa? Yes, as the T3 carbine with the T120 sniperscope. They would later be classified as the M3 carbine with the M1 sniperscope. [Note: pictured is a T3 carbine with an M2 sniperscope] While it had a scope, it wasn't a sniper weapon. The infrared scope had an effective range of about 70 meters which matched well with the short ...


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This is a very broad question. Firstly, the Middle Ages span ten centuries and the entire world (even if the question seems to be directed towards Europe). Secondly, battles between two Christian European kingdoms would have had a slightly different aftermath to battles between pagans and Christians, Muslims and Christians, or excommunicate Christians and ...


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I distinctly remember a history teacher of mine claiming that the first use of the concept of concentration camps was done by the English against the Boers in the Anglo-Boer wars It fitted the narrative of the National Party (the Apartheid regime) and Afrikaner nationalism. I do recall that the Spanish in Cuba used concentrations camps against civilians in ...


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White Armies @LarsBosteen has already put together a very good estimate of numbers for White armies here. The main thing I would emphasise in addition to that answer is that there were several allied (beyond the Allied troops in White service) armies which fought alongside the Whites: Finns, Baltic Landeswehr (which never really got round to fighting the ...


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Most assuredly this is a USN Special Evening Dress uniform. As noted above, the all gold aiguillette on the right side is reserved for those officers assigned to the White House as naval aides. This uniform was of the type worn up until the beginning of WW2 when the epaulets and the fore-and-aft cap were removed as prescribed articles of uniform (I have ...


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Although I can see why Ricky’s answer has been downvoted, I think he is actually making one perfectly valid point. The point is that religious warfare today has the meaning of a clash between people of different religious dogmata. The “Sacred Wars” of the Greeks were nothing of the sort, as the combatants were not divided by religious belief. In the case of ...


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