The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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It may also find a basis in the democratic idea that all citizens ought to participate
in the defense of their country. Conscription has, like the militia system, the
advantage of obviating a standing professional army with its dangers of political ...
Many writers and military reformers had long held that the ideal army should be a
national militia. The practical superiority of the militia had been shown in the
American War of Independence (1775–83) and in the successes of the French ...
Shooting events no longer included 1896 events 1900 individual events 1908
individual army gun (200 metres) P. Karaseudas Greece small-bore rifle A.
Fleming Gt. Brit. army gun (1,000 yards) J. Millner Gt.Brit. army gun (300 metres)
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