a waterproof material made by cementing layers of cloth with rubber
the authority to carry out a particular policy or task as a result of winning an election or vote
comradeship of friends, usually male, viewed as an institution
a doctor who works with the armed forces, as part of a medical corps
a ship that is part of a country's commercial shipping fleet, involved in transporting goods or carrying passengers; also known as a 'merchantman'
a group that operates like an army but whose members are not professional soldiers
a bomb hidden in the ground or in water that explodes when something touches it
a warship or aircraft designed for the carrying and laying of mines
to prepare a military forces for a conflict; mobilisation (noun)
a telegraph code used for sending messages
the technique of using small arms
a chemical weapon used during World War I that caused blistering, sore eyes and internal injuries
the speed of a projectile as it leaves a gun's muzzle
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