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Armies

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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Armies in 1957Armies of the World in 1957
Armies of the World in 1958Armies of the World in 1958
Armies in 1959, in PicturesArmies of the World in 1959
Armies of the World in 1960Armies of the World in 1960
Civil Defense, 1958Civil Defense, 1958
The PentagonThe 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.
North Atlantic Treaty OrganizationNorth 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 OrganizationSoutheast 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.

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