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  • 1 Sentry gun — The sentry gun is a gun that is automatically aimed and fired at targets that are detected by sensors. The earliest functioning sentry gun was the Phalanx CIWS, a radar guided gatling gun platform that defends ships from missiles. In 2006,… …

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  • 2 Earth Sentry — Superherobox| caption= comic color=background:#ff8080 character name=Earth Sentry real name=John Foster publisher=Marvel Comics debut= A Next #2 (1999) creators=Tom DeFalco Ron Frenz alliance color=background:#ffc0c0 alliances=A Next aliases=… …

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  • 3 ve|dette — «vih DEHT», noun. 1. a mounted sentry stationed in advance of the outposts of an army. 2. = vedette boat. (Cf. ↑vedette boat) Also, vidette. ╂[< French vedette < Italian vedetta sentry post, outlook (alteration of veletta < Spanish vela… …

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  • 4 vedette — n. Mounted sentinel, mounted sentry …

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  • 5 Vedette — The French military term vedette (formed from Latin videre , to see), migrated into English and other languages to refer to a mounted sentry or outpost, who has the function of bringing information, giving signals or warnings of danger, etc, to a …

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  • 6 Kenneth Alford — Kenneth Joseph Alford is a pseudonym taken by Major Fredrick Joseph Ricketts. As a composer he is best known for his marches, the most famous of which being Colonel Bogey . British officers of his day were not encouraged to pursue interests… …

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  • 7 vedette — /vi det /, n. (formerly) 1. Also called vedette boat. a small naval launch used for scouting. 2. a mounted sentry in advance of the outposts of an army. Also, vidette. [1680 90; < F < It vedetta outlook where a sentinel is posted, alter. of… …

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  • 8 vedette — [vɪ dɛt] noun 1》 historical a mounted sentry positioned beyond an army s outposts to observe the movements of the enemy. 2》 chiefly N. Amer. a stage or film star. Origin C17: from Fr., lit. scout …

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  • 9 vedette — ve•dette or vidette [[t]vɪˈdɛt[/t]] n. mil a mounted sentry in advance of the outposts of an army • Etymology: 1680–90; < F < It vedetta outlook where a sentinel is posted, alter. of earlier veletta …

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  • 10 vedette — /vəˈdɛt/ (say vuh det) noun 1. Also, vedette boat. a small naval launch used for scouting. 2. a mounted sentry in advance of the outposts of an army. Also, vidette. {French, from Italian vedetta, from vedere see, from Latin vidēre} …

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  • 11 vedette —   n. outpost mounted sentry.    ♦ vedette boat, small boat or ship for watching enemy …

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  • 12 vedette — n. a mounted sentry positioned beyond an army s outposts to observe the movements of the enemy. Etymology: F, = scout, f. It. vedetta, veletta f. Sp. vela(r) watch f. L vigilare …

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  • 13 Bastille Day Military Parade — Mounted Republican Guards escort the command vehicle of the President. The Bastille Day Military Parade (or 14 July Military Parade, translation of the French name of Défilé militaire du 14 Juillet) is a French military parade that has been held… …

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  • 14 Queen's Guard — Changing of the guards redirects here. For the song by Bob Dylan, see Changing of the Guards. Changing of the Queen s Guard at the royal residence, Buckingham Palace …

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  • 15 Battle of Hat Dich — Part of the Vietnam War …

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  • 16 Airborne Early Warning and Control — An Airborne Early Warning (AEW) system is a radar system carried by an aircraft which is designed to detect other aircraft. Used at a high altitude, the radars allow the operators to distinguish between friendly and hostile aircraft hundreds of… …

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  • 17 Airborne early warning and control — AEW redirects here. For other uses, see AEW (disambiguation). For the airline, see Air Wisconsin. United States Air Force E 3 Sentry …

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  • 18 List of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero vehicles — For Dreadnok and Iron Grenadier vehicles, see Dreadnoks and Iron Grenadiers. The G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero toyline was introduced by Hasbro in 1982, and lasted to 1994, producing well over 250 vehicles (i.e. in universe are meant to move… …

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  • 19 Occupation of the Jordan Valley (1918) — Australian Imperial Force (AIF) Canteen in the Jordan Valley The British Empire s occupation of the Jordan Valley occurred during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign of World War I, beginning after the Capture of Jericho in February when the… …

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  • 20 List of U.S. Marine Corps acronyms and expressions — This is a list of acronyms, expressions, euphemisms, jargon, military slang, and sayings in common or formerly common use in the United States Marine Corps. Many of the words or phrases have varying levels of acceptance among different units or… …

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