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Until 1939 potential officers for the British army were trained at either the Royal
Military Academy at Woolwich (founded 1741), offering training in artillery,
engineering, and communications, or the Royal Military College at Sandhurst (
military government 128 The 20th century. The protracted trench warfare of World
War I called upon all of the traditional siegecraft skills of the military engineers.
Trench tramways and light railways were built for the maintenance of forward ...
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (nato), military alliance established in April
1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty (also called the Washington Treaty) as a
counterweight to the Soviet Union. Its members include Belgium, Canada, the
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