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  Seventh Coalition - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Seventh Coalition was hurriedly prepared during the Napoleonic Wars in 1815 after Napoleon's return to France and before his successful entry of Paris.
The Seventh Coalition's members include: Austria, Netherlands, Prussia, Russia, Sweden, the United Kingdom and a number of German States.
The major battles of the Seventh Coalition in June took place at Ligny and Quatre Bras on the 16th, at Wavre on the 18th and 19th, and at Waterloo on the 18th.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Seventh_Coalition   (408 words)

 Napoleonic Wars - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Napoleonic Wars, a series of conflicts fought during Napoleon Bonaparte's rule over France (1799 - 1815), formed to some extent an extension of the wars sparked by the French Revolution of 1789 and continued during the régime of the Second French Empire of 1852 - 1870.
The Fifth Coalition (1809) of the United Kingdom and Austria against France formed as the United Kingdom engaged in the Peninsular War against France.
The Seventh Coalition (1815) pitted the United Kingdom, Russia, Prussia, Sweden, Austria, the Netherlands and a number of German states against France.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Napoleonic_Wars   (6503 words)

 Re: Expert Groups: 1715-1815 -- AP European History
After the Battle of Waterloo, the end of Napoleon and the Seventh Coalition, Napoleon was imprisoned and then exiled by the British to the island of Saint Helena (2,800 km off the Bight of Guinea) from 15 October 1815.
The Battle of Waterloo is part of the War of the Seventh Coalition.
The Preliminary Treaty of Versailles of 1871 was signed at the end of the Franco-Prussian War by Otto von Bismarck for Germany and by Adolphe Thiers for France.
www.voy.com /48246/46.html   (4236 words)

 Category:Wars - Military History Wiki
War is a conflict involving the organized use of weapons and physical force by states or other large-scale groups.
Warring parties usually hold territory, which they can win or lose; and each has a leading person or organization which can surrender, or collapse, thus ending the war.
A war to liberate an occupied country is called a "war of liberation"; a war between internal factions within a state is a civil war.
www.militaryhistorywiki.org /wiki/Category:Wars   (827 words)

 The Three-Week War
Coalition aircraft using precision weapons—aided by space-generated intelligence, communications, and satellite signals—virtually destroyed three Republican Guard divisions south of Baghdad, eliminating a potentially large threat.
The important point is that modern airpower, as exemplified in Gulf War II, seems to be moving to the center of how the US will fight future wars.
A “new way of war” can be discerned in the words of Pentagon officials and officers at US Joint Forces Command, which has been charged with divining the war’s key lessons.
www.afa.org /magazine/March2004/0304edit.asp   (906 words)

 Air Force Magazine
The conflict in Vietnam was secondary to the confrontation with the Soviet Union.
Seventh Air Force in Saigon was under operational control of MACV for operations in South Vietnam and Route Pack 1 (the southern part of North Vietnam), but 7th Air Force was controlled by PACAF for operations in North Vietnam (Route Packs 5 and 6A).
At a conference in Honolulu on April 20, McNamara informed the military leaders in the Pacific of a shift in emphasis from the air war in the north to the ground war in the south.
www.afa.org /magazine/jan2005/0105disunity.asp   (4270 words)

 MilitaryHistoryOnline.com (Not Logged in)
The french were not that of a great counter to the germans, as the germans wasted most of their forces on attacking england in the battle of britain and then wasted the rest in Russia with lack of heating and oil.
No, the Allies definitely could not have won the war in 1918 without US involvment.The crucial thing is, IMHO, that the mighty German attack of March June 1918 had already been contained by the time the yanks were heavily engaged, and this is not to disparage the fighting prowess of the marines at Belleau Wood.
Peninsular War, Russian invasion, War of the Sixth Coalition, and War of the Seventh Coalition were all French defeats, but there were a few prominent French victories in them.....
www.militaryhistoryonline.com /Forums/ViewPost.aspx?ForumID=2&ID=4305   (11860 words)

 DefenseLINK News: Shape of Coalition Forces Will Change As War Winds Down
But for now, coalition forces are still rooting out the remnants of the regime, most notably in Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit.
Coalition forces secured the Southern oil fields soon after entering the country on March 19, and coalition special operations forces, supported by conventional forces, secured the northern oil fields around Tikrit last week.
The seventh goal is to end the U.N. sanctions against Iraq and begin sending humanitarian aid to the country.
www.globalsecurity.org /wmd/library/news/iraq/2003/iraq-030414-afps03.htm   (612 words)

 Pacific News Service > News > America Fighting Its Eleventh War of Expansion and Empire-Building
But from the Korean War onward, the Pentagon's aim was victory over the chosen proxy while the State Department's goal was to create as big a coalition of allies and friends as possible.
The Vietnam War (February 1965-April 30, 1975), the ninth war, was similar to the Korean War but without the great fear despite the radical civil rights and anti-war movements in America and elsewhere.
The Gulf War (January-February 1991), America's tenth war, was an awesome victory for the 1950 NSC strategy.
news.pacificnews.org /news/view_article.html?article_id=0002c94b5c68b16e0e3b0eb9b87bee53   (1243 words)

 Online NewsHour: War News Roundup -- March 27, 2003
TERENCE SMITH: The weather was dramatically better across Iraq today, and coalition forces took advantage of the improved conditions in the air and on the ground.
But the plan is as it is, and every day the number of coalition forces in Iraq is increasing by one or two or three thousand people.
He said, "we feel that this war must be prolonged so the enemy pays a high price." According to the latest casualty figures, a total of 27 U.S. troops have died so far, more than half of those in combat.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/middle_east/jan-june03/roundup_3-27.html   (1747 words)

 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Main News
A lot of Iraqi blood was spilled today, which shattered the notions of the coalition forces that Saddam Hussein’s iron grip over Iraq was loosening.
The fiercest fighting was reported from the east bank of the Euphrates near Najaf when troops from the Seventh Cavalry Regiment of the Third Infantry Division were attacked by a combination of ‘fidayeen’ militia and regular Iraqi troops.
Though the Iraqi television’s international signal was knocked off the air by the pre-dawn coalition strikes, the television was back on the air shortly after day-break.
www.tribuneindia.com /2003/20030327/main1.htm   (680 words)

As the war that broke out in August 1998 in Congo continued into its seventh month, the central African region slipped further into the cycle of human rights abuses and impunity.
The Congolese government has violated the rights of its citizens through incitement to ethnic hatred, resulting in hundreds of deaths, the interning of Tutsis; through arrest and trial procedures that violate due process; and by suppressing political life through censorship, arbitrary arrests, and bans on the exercise of freedoms of association and assembly.
A number of other militia and rebel groups from the region joined the fray, while alliances between them and the warring parties were often unclear.
www.hrw.org /reports/1999/congo/Congoweb.htm   (1537 words)

 Wikinfo | List of wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
1532 - 1546 Ottoman-Habsburg War in the Mediterranean
1813 - 1814 War of the Sixth Coalition
1918 Finnish Civil War, fought between "the reds" (rebellious Socialists) and "the whites" (anti-Socialists) in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution of 1917.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=List_of_wars   (1342 words)

 AfterDowningStreet.org | Impeach Bush and Cheney Now!
After Downing Street is a coalition working to expose the lies that launched the war and to hold accountable its architects, including through censure and impeachment.
President George W. Bush says it is unacceptable to return to the status quo that preceded the recent war between Israel and Lebanon and that the "root causes" of that conflict need to be addressed.
Bush rejects the global warming treaty and his wars and torture violates The Hague Regulations, the Nuremberg Charter, and the Four Geneva Conventions.
www.afterdowningstreet.org /index.php   (1489 words)

 HyperWar: A Brief History of the U.S. Army in World War II
While World War II continues to absorb the interest of military scholars and historians, as well as its veterans, a generation of Americans has grown to maturity largely unaware of the political, social, and military implications of a war that, more than any other, united us as a people with a common purpose.
By the outbreak of war the Signal Corps was a leader in improving radio communications, and American artillery practiced the most sophisticated fire-direction and -control techniques in the world.
Waging war with the implacable ruthlessness of totalitarian regimes, both sides committed wholesale atrocities--mistreatment of prisoners of war, enslavement of civilian populations, and, in the case of the Jews, outright genocide.
www.ibiblio.org /hyperwar/USA/USA-C-USA-WWII.html   (13735 words)

 Operation Iraqi Freedom, War Update, War to liberate Iraq, Coalition of Willing, U.S., United States versus Saddam, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Seventh, to secure Iraq's oil fields and resources, which belong to the Iraqi people, and which they will need to develop their country after decades of neglect by the Iraqi regime.
And last, to help the Iraqi people create the conditions for a rapid transition to a representative self-government that is not a threat to its neighbors and is committed to ensuring the territorial integrity of that country.
Hence it is essential to conduct war with constant regard to the peace you desire.
c21.maxwell.af.mil /iraq.htm   (4961 words)

 Afghan scholars to present forum on first anniversary of coalition war on terrorism in Afghanistan
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- One year after the beginning of the coalition's war on terrorism in Afghanistan, a gathering of Afghan and Afghan American scholars, including Afghanistan's minister of higher education, will meet for a conference at Indiana University Bloomington and participate in a public forum Oct. 8 on the consequences of the war on terrorism.
Shahrani said the forum is expected to assess the effects of the war on Afghan society, both positive and negative, its prospects for the return of peace and national security in Afghanistan and central and southwestern Asia, and the consequences of war on global terrorism and future U.S. security.
Co-sponsors of the event are the IU Office of International Programs, the Office of the Vice Chancellor and Dean of Faculties, the Russian and East European Institute; the Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center, the Center for the Study of Global Change and the IU Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Program.
newsinfo.iu.edu /news/page/normal/573.html   (387 words)

 The Seventh Fire News
War weakens both countries and the Illuminati step in to buy property and influence.
When the wars are over armaments must be replaced and the devastation of war must be repaired.
Regardless of your vote, your conscience, you've been paying for war and oppression of others while praying for peace.
www.the7thfire.com /7thfireNews.htm   (1631 words)

 Subject Listing for History of conflict - War in Iraq
It is part of a continuing assessment on the War on Terrorism and looks at developments since July 2003 in post conflict Iraq, the Israeli Palestinian conflict, threats to security in the Middle East region, the continuing threat from international terrorist networks, multilateral institutions (NATO, the EU and UN) and the war on terror.
It is part of a continuing assessment on the War on Terrorism and it follows on from previous reports which look at the international terrorist threat (HC 81 session 2003-04, HC 405 session 2002-03, HC 196 session 2002-03 and HC 384 session 2001-02).
Subjects covered in the essays include the War in Iraq, intervention and human rights in Africa, peacekeeping in Afghanistan, human rights in postwar Iraq, Chechnya, rules and laws of war relating to the War on Terrorism, children and war, cluster munitions, arms supplies, and twenty-five years of the human rights movement.
aerade.cranfield.ac.uk /subject-listing/devise/histcon22.html   (8206 words)

 Costs of an Iraq War
Almost $400 billion are the appropriated Iraq and Afghanistan war costs through October 1, 2006.
The NewScientist summarizing the Lancet report says, "The most common cause of death is as a direct result of violence, mostly caused by coalition air strikes, reveals the study of almost 1000 households scattered across Iraq.
And the risk of violent death just after the invasion was 58 times greater than before the war.
oregonstate.edu /groups/f4pj/pjcosts.html   (876 words)

 Global War
In this war the reasons for fighting keep shifting, but the central idea seems to have been to create a friendly democracy in the heart of the oil-producing Middle East that could transform the region by example.
The American people are walking away from this war, as they did in Vietnam, and the Bush administration knows that staying the course is not a long-term option.
The famous ''light at the end of the tunnel" of the Vietnam War is reflected in all the overly optimistic statements from the Bush White House about the Iraq insurgency's bitter-enders and last gasps.
global-war.bloghi.com /2005/12   (6057 words)

 Unsung Heros of the Korean War Task Force MacLean/Task Force Faith --- Coalition of Families   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Unbeknownst to those ordering the attack, the 120,000-man CCF Ninth Army Group was lying in wait.
It consisted of the Second and Third Battalions, 31st Infantry Regiment (2/31 and 3/31), and the M-26 Pershing tanks of the regiment’s heavy tank company; the First Battalion, 32d Infantry Regiment (1/32), under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Don C. Faith; the 105-mm dusters from D Battery, 15
Transferred from Seventh Division to First Marine Division control, they were told by the hard-pressed Marines that they would have to fend for themselves.
www.coalitionoffamilies.org /unsung_heros.html   (797 words)

 Google Earth Hacks Forums - Napoleonic War The Waterloo Campaign discussion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
- - Napoleonic War The Waterloo Campaign discussion (http://www.googleearthhacks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2027)
It is also referred to as War of the Seventh Coalition because at each stage of the Napoleonic wars, France fought against different combinations of countries in coalitions allied against it.
This was the last conflict and it was fought by a coalition of Britain, Russia, Prussia, Sweden, Austria and a number of German States against the person of Napoleon Bonaparte, whom the Coalition powers in Vienna declared an outlaw and not the leader of France.
www.googleearthhacks.com /forums/printthread.php?t=2027   (180 words)

 DoD Holds Seventh Annual POW/MIA Prayer Breakfast
ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 2, 2001 -- The Department of Defense held its seventh annual National Day of Prayer breakfast here on Feb. 1, to remind the nation and DoD personnel of the extraordinary sacrifices made by military men and women.
Robert Jones, deputy assistant secretary of defense for POW and Missing Personnel Affairs, said the annual prayer breakfast is "an opportunity for us to refocus and revitalize our energies to ensure that we're totally committed to the recovery and return to their loved ones."
Also attending were representatives of major veteran's service organizations, including the Veterans of Foreign War, Disabled American Veterans, American Legion, AMVETS, Vietnam Veterans of America, Korean War Veterans Association, Vietnam/Gulf War Veterans Association and the Women's Army Corps Veterans Association.
www.dtic.mil /dpmo/news/2001/010202_afis_prayer.htm   (506 words)

 House of Commons - Foreign Affairs - Seventh Report
The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 12 June 2002.
The conflict in the Middle East and the War against Terrorism
International coalition reactions to the "axis of evil" speech
www.publications.parliament.uk /pa/cm200102/cmselect/cmfaff/384/38402.htm   (205 words)

 Hit and Run   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Comment by: Phileleutherus Lipsiensis at July 17, 2006 01:13 PM The first world war was the Seven Years' War, making this World War V....which, I maintain, is against terrorism rather than fundamentalist Islam.
Comment by: the other Mark at July 17, 2006 01:23 PM I'm thinkin' Napoleonic Wars, and I was tryin' to think of an Asian component.
The French and Indian war was part of the Seven Years' War, or vice versa (the former was a little longer than the latter).
www.reason.com /hitandrun/2006/07/bush_curses_hez.shtml   (2150 words)

 Babylonian Booty - Newsweek The War in Iraq - MSNBC.com
To the oilfields, the ecology of the Gulf and the lives of countless civilians and soldiers, add another potential casualty of the impending war: the cultural patrimony of Western civilization.
“We gave them over 4,000 more—but that only covers the 10 to 15 percent of the country we’ve studied.” Gibson is cautiously encouraged by the record of the earlier war, in which allied bombing spared most important monuments, even those adjoining military targets that were destroyed.
Now, perhaps, more than ever, the world ought to be studying their fates.
msnbc.msn.com /id/3068612   (852 words)

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