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ar' mE, (1) the military forces of a nation trained to fight on land; (2) a body of persons trained and armed for war

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North Atlantic Treaty Organization
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NATO provides unified military leadership for the common defense of 26 Western nations. It was established in 1950 by the North Atlantic Treaty, which provides that an armed attack against one or more member nations in Europe or North America shall be considered an attack against all members.

Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
SEATO was formed by the Southeast Asia Collective Defense Treaty signed in Manilla, the Philippines, on September 8, 1954. The signatory nations agreed to help defend each other -- as well as other designated nations -- against military aggression in Asia.

The Pentagon
The Pentagon
houses the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense. The groundbreaking ceremony took place on September 11, 1941, and the building was dedicated on January 15, 1943.

Armies in 1957
Armies of the World in 1957

Armies of the World in 1958
Armies of the World in 1958

Armies in 1959, in Pictures
Armies of the World in 1959

Armies of the World in 1960
Armies of the World in 1960

Civil Defense, 1958
Civil Defense, 1958

Civil Defense, 1961
Civil Defense, 1961

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