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Antitank mines came into wide use in World War II and became the principal
obstacle to the movement of armoured forces. Special techniques and equipment
were developed for minelaying, mine location, and the breaching and clearing of
Newton's first law states that, if a body is at rest or moving at a constant speed in
a straight line, it will remain at rest or keep moving in a straight line at constant
speed unless it is acted upon by a force. This postulate is known as the law of ...
2, 1898), decisive military engagement in which Anglo- Egyptian forces, under
Major General Sir Herbert Kitchener (later Lord Kitchener), defeated the forces of
the Mahdist leader 'Abd Allah and thereby won Sudanese territory that the ...
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